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

Dr Zara Aziz: In this election we need to ask 'who will do right by the NHS?'

Dr Zara Aziz: In this election we need to ask 'who will do right by the NHS?'

We seem to be standing on a precipice: as election day draws near it still feels...

General election 2017: party manifesto pledges on health and care

General election 2017: party manifesto pledges on health and care

With the general election manifestos published, GPonline looks at what the three...

NHS entering 'year-round crisis', BMA warns
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NHS entering 'year-round crisis', BMA warns

Chronic underfunding and 'bad political choices' have left health and social care...

Pregnancy/antenatal care

LMCs condemn 'fundamentally flawed' STP process

LMCs condemn 'fundamentally flawed' STP process

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are fundamentally flawed and an attempt...

Interview: Labour would reset DH relationship with GPs, says Lord Philip Hunt
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Interview: Labour would reset DH relationship with GPs, says Lord Philip Hunt

A Labour administration would make resetting the government's relationship with GPs...

Exclusive: Labour government could abandon the GP Forward View

Exclusive: Labour government could abandon the GP Forward View

Labour could abandon the GP Forward View if it wins the general election next month,...

Pregnancy problems

GP Job of the Week: Salaried GPs, Suffolk

GP Job of the Week: Salaried GPs, Suffolk

Due to semi-retirement and an expanding patient list, The Market Cross Surgery in...

RCGP adds 18 extra learning sessions to Annual Conference programme

RCGP adds 18 extra learning sessions to Annual Conference programme

The College has announced an extra 18 sessions to run at this year's RCGP Annual...

Scores of struggling GP practices could face de-registration or special measures
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Scores of struggling GP practices could face de-registration or special measures

More than 150 low-rated GP providers have been in breach of CQC regulations for longer...

Assisted conception

No political party pledging enough money for NHS, experts warn
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No political party pledging enough money for NHS, experts warn

None of the main political parties is promising enough money for the NHS in the 2017...

Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraception

Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraception

Questions that GPs may need to answer from women considering having an IUS or IUD...

Developments in melanoma treatment

Developments in melanoma treatment

A review of established and novel therapeutic approaches for malignant melanoma,...

Postnatal care, six-week check

Young patients open to sexual health advice in GP consultations

Young patients open to sexual health advice in GP consultations

GPs should offer chlamydia tests, contraceptive advice and condoms to patients aged...

General practice at scale: is it working for front-line GPs?

General practice at scale: is it working for front-line GPs?

Policymakers assume that general practice is heading in one direction only - towards...

GP training: Why all doctors should have sufficient training in palliative medicine

GP training: Why all doctors should have sufficient training in palliative medicine

Dr Patrice Baptiste explains what she is learning from her placement in palliative...

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