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Gynaecology: Emergency Services Standards of Practice and Service Organisation (Good Practice No. 9)

Summary: Gynaecology is a major surgical specialty and it therefore follows that gynaecological emergencies are one of the most common indications for surgery. This document lays down the principles for service organisation and delivery of emergency gynaecology. These principles apply to units where patients with emergency gynaecological conditions are clinically assessed, investigated and treated.

COVID disclaimer: This Good Practice Paper was developed prior to the emergence of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Version history: This is the first edition of this paper.

Please note that the Patient Safety Committee regularly assesses the need to update. Further information on this review is available on request.

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