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MBRRACE-UK report into maternal deaths and morbidity

9 December 2014

Today (9 December) MBRRACE-UK, led by the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford, publish their report into maternal mortality and morbidity.


Revised NICE intrapartum care guidelines

3 December 2014

Today NICE publish updated guidance: Intrapartum Care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth. 


FIGO President discusses management of PPH at Qatar conference

1 December 2014

Managing postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) using lessons learned from previous Confidential Inquiries into maternal deaths will be discussed by Professor Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, President of FIGO and Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,


New web-based toolkit to tackle undermining and bullying behaviour

28 November 2014

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have joined forces to try and eradicate bullying and undermining behaviour in the workplace through a new web-based toolkit launched today.


RCOG collaborates with Sidra in Qatar to deliver women’s health symposium

27 November 2014

The RCOG has collaborated with Sidra Medical and Research Center in Qatar to deliver a joint meeting on ‘Hot Topics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology’ (http://sidraevents.org/ ) from 30 November 30 to 2 December 2014. 


RCOG statement: New BJOG study suggests folic acid supplementation pre-conception can reduce SGA risk

26 November 2014

A new study published today (26 November) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology suggests pre-conceptual folic acid supplementation significantly reduces the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) at birth.


BJOG release: New study examines the effect of timing of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy and small for gestational age risk

26 November 2014

Taking folic acid before conception significantly reduces the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) at birth, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


RCOG statement: New NICE public health guidance on Vitamin D supplementation

26 November 2014

Today NICE publish new public health guidance - Vitamin D: increasing supplement use among at-risk groups. 


RCOG statement: the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 November 2014

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which marks the start of a sixteen day campaign against gender-based violence. The campaign will run until Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014.


RCOG release: Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease

19 November 2014

National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence of ovarian cancer, says a new Scientific Impact


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