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14 March 2013
The Medical Director of the NHS Commissioning Board, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, has announced the names of the 21 new National Clinical Directors (NCDs) appointed to provide expert advice and research to the national medical directorate.
13 March 2013
Too many clinical errors are occurring with the requesting and administration of anti-D prophylaxis to prevent Rhesus Haemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (Rh HDFN) in pregnant women, finds a new paper published today in BJOG: An
8 March 2013
The RCOG welcomes the UK Government’s assurances to ending violence against women and the multi-agency approach it has put in place to achieve this.
4 March 2013
This week marks Endometriosis Awareness Week (4-10 March 2013) which aims to promote a greater awareness and understanding of Endometriosis.
28 February 2013
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. To mark the month the national cancer charity Target Ovarian Cancer has released statistics from their Pathfinder Study of the general population about the cancer which showed that 47% of women incorrectly
27 February 2013
Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests a new study
20 February 2013
Updated guidelines for the treatment of people with fertility problems have today been published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
18 February 2013
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) today publish the report Measuring up: the medical profession's prescription for the nation's obesity crisis following a 6-month inquiry by a steering group comprising representatives from 20 of the
15 February 2013
Researchers from the University of Leuven in Belgium have found a link between smoking bans and successive reductions in preterm birth.
15 February 2013
Helping practitioners choose the safest management for a baby with neonatal jaundice is the aim behind a new app launched today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).