RCM Education Conference and Zepherina Veitch Lecture

The RCM education conference now in its 7th year provides a great opportunity for midwife educators to hear about
innovations and excellence in midwifery and maternity education and to plan for future challenges in developing a safe and
competent workforce.

Zepherina Veitch Lecture

Each year, The Royal College of Midwives invites a leading midwifery academic to deliver a thought-provoking and inspiring lecture, presenting the best in current midwifery research. The lecture commemorates Zepherina Veitch, a pioneer of modern midwifery and one of the founders of the institution which would become the RCM. Recent lecturers have included, Professor Dame Tina Lavender, Professor Helen Cheyne, , Professor Sheila Hunt, Professor Mary Renfrew, Professor Helen Spiby, Professor Lesley Page CBE, Louise Silverton CBE and Professor Billie Hunter CBE.

Important Information

Following the recent breakout of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the RCM and organisers of the RCM Education and Research Conference (to be held at Cloth Hall Court, Leeds on 10th and 11th March  2020) are closely following all advice as directed by Public Health England (link below). Please note the Public Health England website will be update at 2pm every day and you should continue to monitor and keep yourself aware as advice for particular countries and territories change. We take the health and safety of our guests and sponsors very seriously and urge you to keep abreast of government guidelines for your own safety and those of other guests.


If you have returned from any of the countries listed on the website (as of *4th March 2020) within the past 21 days (or are due to return within 21 days of your attendance at the aforementioned event) please follow all necessary government and Public Health England advice and contact us at [email protected] to inform us of your plans