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6 February 2018
Today marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM – a day to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) and to encourage concrete actions against the practice.
2 February 2018
Government funding of IVF is the most important factor that could maintain low rates of multiple pregnancies following treatment and reduce associated complications for mothers and babies, as well as costs to the NHS, according to a Scientific
1 February 2018
Most women are having a positive experience of maternity care and treatment within the NHS, according to a survey of more than 18,000 people in England.
31 January 2018
There are fresh calls for the government to fortify flour with folic acid in the UK to help protect babies from common birth defects after a new study found there is no need for an upper limit of folate intake.
22 January 2018
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists are concerned about the reported drop in cervical screening rates for the year 2016-17 in England. Latest figures by NHS Digital for
20 December 2017
The General Medical Council has published a new report, ‘The state of medical education and practice 2017’, which analyses data on the medical workforce across the UK. It identifies challenges facing the medical profession and highlights priorities
19 December 2017
The battle against group B Strep (GBS) took a huge leap forward today with the launch of a new patient leaflet which will be provided to all pregnant women for the first time.
15 December 2017
This NICE IPG refers only to the use of mesh to reinforce pelvic organ prolapse repair for anterior and posterior wall prolapse. It does not refer to the use of mesh or tape for stress urinary incontinence or vaginal vault surgery which are subject
8 December 2017
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are reminding all pregnant women to take up the offer of free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications caused
8 December 2017
New figures reveal no significant reduction in the number of women who died during or after pregnancy between 2013 and 2015, according to the latest report from MBBRACE-UK. The overall death rate in the UK is now 8.8 per 100,000.