MOMAS - Multidisciplinary Obstetric Midwifery and Anaesthetic Simulation

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Course information

Date: TBC
Location: Simulation suite, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Michael Salmon Building, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1SQ

Delegate registration: HEEoE obstetrics and gynaecology trainees and anaesthetic trainees are fully funded to attend MOMAS. Please contact for more details. Midwives/ODPs: £100. Funded places may be available via your trust. Contact for details.


A full day of simulated practice at managing obstetric and neonatal emergencies. Work as part of a team alongside your colleagues in our high-fidelity simulation suite, exactly as you do in real life.

Suitable for midwives, obstetricians, anaesthetists and operating department practitioners.


  • a systematic approach to obstetric critical incidents, for both real life and exams
  • simulated scenarios from the delivery room to the operating theatre
  • 'Skills and drills' workshop sessions on obstetric and anaesthetic emergencies
  • review of clinical management as per national and local guidelines
  • structured debrief and feedback on both clinical and human factor aspects.

Feedback from previous participants

"A well-constructed and well run course."
"Fully encompasses the multi-disciplinary team."
"Excellent facilities, simulator was excellent."
"Thank you very much to all involved, happy to recommend this day."
"Will definitely recommend the course to colleagues."
"Excellent value for money."
"Faculty really nice."

MOMAS is facilitated by senior midwives, consultant obstetricians, senior ODPs and consultant anaesthetists from Mid Essex Hospital Services, NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust.

Course Director Dr David O'Hara, Consultant Anaesthetist, Mid Essex Hospital Services, NHS Trust . 


MOMAS is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for five CPD credits.

Five external CPD credits may be claimed from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for attendance at MOMAS.

To register

Visit the Anglia Ruskin store; payment by credit card accepted. Confirmation will be sent to you on receipt of your application.


To enquire and for further information please contact Jennifer Pym.
Tel: 01245 684150

Travel information

For travel information please visit our Travelling to our Chelmsford campus web page.