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25 November 2016
Today marks the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence; a global campaign that runs from the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) to Human Rights Day (10 December).
16 November 2016
Updated guidelines for healthcare professionals could help save the lives of unborn babies by ensuring early diagnosis and identification of complications in monochorionic twin pregnancies.
4 November 2016
Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of the different types of ectopic pregnancies is essential in further reducing the number of women who lose their lives from the condition, states a revised guideline published today (4 November) by the
28 October 2016
NHS England has published new ratings on maternity, highlighting where areas are performing really well, but also helping to identify where improvements can be made.
17 October 2016
Professor Lesley Regan, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) said:
“We welcome the Government’s commitment and long-term investment into improving the safety of maternity care."
2 September 2016
The BMA Council has confirmed that junior doctors in England will take further industrial action from September. There will be a full withdrawal of labour for five days, between the hours of 8am and 5pm from Monday 12 September - Friday 16 September
1 September 2016
Women who give birth at a very advanced maternal age (48 years+) are at higher risk of pregnancy complications, however most can be explained by multiple pregnancy or the use of assisted conception, suggests a new study published today (1 September)
23 August 2016
The Breast Cancer Now Generations Study, published today in the British Journal of Cancer, suggests that previous studies may have underestimated the increased risk of breast cancer associated with HRT use.
19 August 2016
The ethnicity of women undergoing fertility treatment such as In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) or Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) can affect live birth rates suggests a new study published today (19 Aug) in BJOG: An International Journal of
17 August 2016
Suicide rates in England have been rising in recent years, reaching 4,882 in 2014. Although suicide disproportionately affects men, with male suicides accounting for 76% of suicides in England in 2014, between 2013 and 2014 there was a 14% increase