By: 20 December 2021
24 January 2022, Racial Inequality in Maternal Healthcare; Webinar

Join us for a series of free online webinars brought to you by Bolt Burdon Kemp’s specialist Women’s Health Team to help raise awareness of racial inequality in maternal healthcare.

Hear from leaders and influencers in maternal healthcare, focusing on changes required across the profession to improve the level of care provided to those who identify as ethnic minority mothers and birthing people.

We have a fabulous line up of expert speakers and each webinar will be followed by a Q&A session. Come and join us for a chance to contribute to the discussion and share experiences.



  1. Let’s have the conversation – Cultural intelligence and anti-racism frameworks in maternity services
    Kate Brintworth, Chief regional Midwife for London and Wendy Olayiwola, National Maternity Lead for Equality NHS England and NHS Improvement
    24 January 2022
    12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  2. The Impact of Maternity ‘Continuity of Carer’ on Mother and Midwife
    Elsie Gayle, Midwife and a lived experience from a Pakistani mother
    3rd February 2022
    12:00 pm-1:30 pm
  3. Racial Bias in Women’s Health
    Dr Christine Ekechi, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Co-chair of the Race Equality Taskforce at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and spokesperson for racial equality.
    15th February 2022
    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  4. Closing the Gap. An interactive debate and conversation discussing latest updates on the MBRRACE investigations
    Mars Lord, Doula Educator and Birth Activist
    16th March 2022
    5:00 pm – 6.00 pm
  5. Cultural Safety and Unconscious Bias in Maternity Care
    Natasha Smith, Founder of Eden’s Script and Benash Nazmeen, Practising Midwife
    24th March 2022
    10:00 am – 11.30 am

How to register:

To register for any of these events please email and specify which webinar you would like to attend or if you would like to attend them all.

We will then send you a zoom invite with joining details nearer the time.

We look forward to welcoming you.