Lifetime Achievement Awards

We are delighted to announce our Education Chair, and Executive Board member, Professor Robert Freeman has been awarded not one, but two! lifetime achievement awards in recognition of his work over many years.

He has been presented with two lifetime achievement awards, one from the British Society of Urogynaecology (BSUG) and another from The International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA).

Professor Freeman says:
“It’s the greatest compliment anyone can be given and it’s also recognition for those who’ve worked with me over the years; I’ve written to them all and told them so!”

Many congratulations Bob from your friends and colleagues in the MASIC team.

Looking for support?

There is support available if you need it, don’t suffer in silence and don’t be afraid to ask for help and advice.

MASIC can help you over come the physical and emotional trauma you may have experienced during and after child birth. We can support you and guide you to helpful resources, all you need to do is get in touch.

Not sure where to start?

Please call the MASIC 24h freephone Birth Injury Support Helpline 0808 1640 8333

The stats speak for themselves.
More women are affected and need support…


of women with severe birth injury said it impacted on their relationship with their child


were affected by traumatic memories of the birth


stated they were embarrassed by the symptoms of their injury


of women affected said they doubted their ability to mother


suffered postnatal depression as a result of their injury


of women affected regretted having a child because of the injuries sustained