Obstetrics

Browse obstetrics news, education and analysis by obstetrics subsections - pre-pregnancy counselling; pregnancy and antenatal care; pregnancy problems; assisted conception; postnatal care and six-week check.

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Skin changes and complaints in pregnancy

Eight-week-old embryo in the right fallopian tube (Photograph: SPL)

Clincal Review: Ectopic pregnancy

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Night sweats - red flag symptoms

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Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms

Pre-pregnancy counselling

New care models are political vanity project, says NHS England GP

New care models are political vanity project, says NHS England GP

The new care models programme is the latest in a string of reforms driven by politicians...

NHS needs more low-skilled staff to support GPs, says health official
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NHS needs more low-skilled staff to support GPs, says health official

Hiring more low-skilled staff to carry out basic tasks in primary care could help...

Healthcare should be 'front and centre' in Brexit negotiations, MPs warn

Healthcare should be 'front and centre' in Brexit negotiations, MPs warn

Healthcare should be a central issue in talks between the UK government and the EU...

Pregnancy/antenatal care

Dr Brian Fisher: Don't believe the hype - ACOs could endanger the NHS

Dr Brian Fisher: Don't believe the hype - ACOs could endanger the NHS

Accountable care organisations (ACOs) springing up across England could put the NHS...

Tories 'relaxed' about NHS crisis because they think election is won
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Tories 'relaxed' about NHS crisis because they think election is won

The government is 'relaxed' about the crisis in general practice because it thinks...

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

Years of progress in sexual and reproductive health that has seen teenage pregnancy...

Pregnancy problems

Managing cows' milk allergy in primary care

Managing cows' milk allergy in primary care

Dr Joanne Walsh highlights the challenges of diagnosing cows' milk protein allergy...

GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

Advice to help GP trainees understand the key educational issues arising from their...

Emergency admissions in young children rise a third in 10 years
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Emergency admissions in young children rise a third in 10 years

GP workforce problems have contributed to growing levels of emergency hospital admissions...

Assisted conception

London GP leader condemns 'politically-driven' new care models
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London GP leader condemns 'politically-driven' new care models

London's GP leader has condemned politically-driven 'fake' new care models being...

Practice staff could have more power in GP providers under Labour plans

Practice staff could have more power in GP providers under Labour plans

Practice staff could be given voting rights on GP partnerships under plans announced...

The GP who promotes healthy eating
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The GP who promotes healthy eating

London GP Dr Rupy Aujla explains why he started his website The Doctor's Kitchen...

Postnatal care, six-week check

How GPs can prepare for appearing as a witness in court

How GPs can prepare for appearing as a witness in court

GPs can be anxious at the prospect of appearing in court as a witness. By gaining...

MPs set one-year deadline for NHS to define core hours GP services

MPs set one-year deadline for NHS to define core hours GP services

NHS officials have been told by MPs to define by March 2018 what services practices...

Crohn's disease - Clinical review

Crohn's disease - Clinical review

Diagnosing and managing this inflammatory bowel disease.

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