Obstetrics

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Extend postnatal health checks to protect new mothers, says RCGP

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

Pre-pregnancy counselling

Over 2,000 practices have received resilience funding or help, says NHS England

Over 2,000 practices have received resilience funding or help, says NHS England

Some 2,100 practices in England have received money, hands-on support or both under...

Why do patients decide to sue their doctor?

Why do patients decide to sue their doctor?

Legal reforms are vital to limit the rising cost of clinical negligence claims, warns...

Steve Brine expected to be new primary care minister

Steve Brine expected to be new primary care minister

Steve Brine MP is expected to be confirmed as the new primary care minister.

Pregnancy/antenatal care

Legal overhaul needed to fix unsustainable GP indemnity costs, experts warn

Legal overhaul needed to fix unsustainable GP indemnity costs, experts warn

A raft of legal reforms is urgently needed to slow the 'unsustainable' rise in clinical...

BMA to debate whether NHS crisis 'consciously created' by government

BMA to debate whether NHS crisis 'consciously created' by government

The BMA is set to debate whether the crisis in the NHS has been created deliberately...

Queen's speech failed to recognise NHS crisis, warns BMA
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Queen's speech failed to recognise NHS crisis, warns BMA

The government has been accused of sticking its head in the sand over the NHS crisis...

Pregnancy problems

Northern Ireland GPs agree cuts to non-core services as crisis deepens

Northern Ireland GPs agree cuts to non-core services as crisis deepens

GPs in Northern Ireland have agreed to cut non-core services and could close their...

Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use

Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use

The case of an asthma death associated with heroin use.

GP Job of the Week: Specialist in general practice, internal medicine or emergency medicine, St Helena government

GP Job of the Week: Specialist in general practice, internal medicine or emergency medicine, St Helena government

The St Helena government is looking an experienced GP or consultant to help develop...

Assisted conception

GP recruitment is rising and more on track to hit target levels, says HEE

GP recruitment is rising and more on track to hit target levels, says HEE

'Good progress' has been made on GP recruitment, with more than 100 additional places...

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Wellbeing for GPs: How sharing our experiences can help sustain us

Dr Jennifer Napier explains how 'Schwartz Rounds', where a multidisciplinary group...

NHS officials U-turn over 'crass' premises funding cuts
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NHS officials U-turn over 'crass' premises funding cuts

Commissioners have U-turned on 'crass and inappropriate' plans that threatened to...

Postnatal care, six-week check

Jeremy Hunt: The NHS is turning a corner - and I want GPs at the heart of it
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Jeremy Hunt: The NHS is turning a corner - and I want GPs at the heart of it

Writing exclusively for GPonline, health secretary Jeremy Hunt acknowledges soaring...

Clinical review - Turner syndrome

Clinical review - Turner syndrome

Clinical features of Turner syndrome, comorbidities, management and early referral

Number of GP practices drops by more than 650 in four years
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Number of GP practices drops by more than 650 in four years

The number of GP practices in England has dropped by more than 650 in the four years...

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