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6 August 2010
A paper published in the BMJ today looks at the effect of interpregnancy interval on outcomes of pregnancy after miscarriage. Researchers found that women who conceive within six months of an initial miscarriage have the best chance of having a
4 August 2010
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the King’s Fund discussion paper The role of GPs in maternity care - what does the future hold?
28 July 2010
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have published today new guidance on dietary and physical activity interventions for weight management before, during and after pregnancy.
16 July 2010
A paper published in the BMJ today looking at data from Scottish national registers shows a higher incidence of perinatal mortality for births occurring during the out-of-hours period (17.01–08.59hrs and on weekends). Researchers found 26% of
13 July 2010
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Department of Health’s White Paper Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS. It is pleased to see a sharper focus on a patient-centred care and the promise to remove
1 July 2010
A meta-analysis in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) published today looks at the maternal and neonatal outcomes of planned home and hospitals births.
14 June 2010
A news report today shows a higher perinatal death rate for births occurring in hospitals during the night. The Dutch study, published in BJOG, looked at births in all Dutch maternity units over seven years. Findings show that hospital
10 June 2010
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the findings and recommendations of Professor Sir John Temple’s report Time for Training on the impact of the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) on junior doctor training.
9 June 2010
A paper published in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) shows that children who were born between 37 – 39 weeks gestation were between 1.43 and 1.16 times more likely to have Special Educational Needs (SEN) compared to babies born at the expected
7 June 2010
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists International Office (RCOG IO) welcomes the Coalition’s Government’s announcement today about international development aid to the world’s poorest countries. We are also pleased to see comments