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5 March 2015
The majority of obstetric units in the UK have written protocols to prevent early-onset Group B Streptococcal disease (EOGBS) in newborn babies, however, there is still variation in practice across units, finds a new audit published today by the
3 March 2015
The Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists are deeply concerned to read of the failure of maternity services at Morecambe Bay and fully support all of the Kirkup Report’s recommendations.
27 February 2015
For healthy babies born at full term, current evidence supports deferred umbilical cord clamping rather than immediate clamping, says a new up-dated Scientific Impact Paper published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (
26 February 2015
Today, the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) at Oxford University has published Safely delivered: A national survey of women’s experiences of maternity care 2014.
18 February 2015
A proactive labour induction practice once women are full term can improve perinatal outcomes suggests a new Danish study, published today (18 February) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
18 February 2015
A new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG) suggests that a proactive labour induction practice in Denmark has improved perinatal outcomes.
17 February 2015
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the publication today of the Commons Education Committee report Life lessons: PSHE and SRE in schools .
13 February 2015
A study published today in The Lancet looks at short-term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the possible increased risk of ovarian cancer.
10 February 2015
Women trying to conceive and those in the first three months of pregnancy are advised not to drink alcohol, states updated patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
6 February 2015
Today is the UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes and supports the mobilisation of healthcare professionals to end the medicalisation