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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Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms

Night sweats - red flag symptoms

Vaginal discharge consultations

Extend postnatal health checks to protect new mothers, says RCGP

Pre-pregnancy counselling

Workload and funding cuts leave GPs struggling to offer stop smoking services

Workload and funding cuts leave GPs struggling to offer stop smoking services

Rising workload pressures and cuts to public health funding have left GPs struggling...

GP trainees offered free personal indemnity cover from April

GP trainees offered free personal indemnity cover from April

GP trainees will be offered free 'comprehensive personal indemnity' on top of clinical...

Inspectors visited Babylon GP at Hand in January, CQC reveals

Inspectors visited Babylon GP at Hand in January, CQC reveals

CQC inspectors visited Babylon GP at Hand in January, the watchdog has revealed,...

Pregnancy/antenatal care

Top female GPs call out sexism by male GPC colleagues

Top female GPs call out sexism by male GPC colleagues

Women in senior BMA GP committee roles have spoken out about sexist comments from...

Capita stripped of cervical screening contract

Capita stripped of cervical screening contract

Capita is to be stripped of its contract to run the administration side of the cervical...

NHS faces shortfall of 11,500 full-time GPs by 2029

NHS faces shortfall of 11,500 full-time GPs by 2029

The NHS faces a shortfall of 11,500 full-time equivalent (FTE) GPs in 10 years from...

Pregnancy problems

NHS pension rules undermine GP workforce and threaten patient care, say LMCs

NHS pension rules undermine GP workforce and threaten patient care, say LMCs

LMCs have called for new flexibilities to stop GPs being forced to cut working hours...

Indemnity rule for locum GPs threatens workforce crisis in Wales

Indemnity rule for locum GPs threatens workforce crisis in Wales

GPC Wales has warned that the Welsh government's requirement for locums to sign up...

Drug shortages exacerbated by patients stockpiling ahead of Brexit, LMCs warn

Drug shortages exacerbated by patients stockpiling ahead of Brexit, LMCs warn

Medicine shortages are being exacerbated by patient stockpiling ahead of Brexit,...

Assisted conception

LMCs demand removal of 'anti-immigrant' registration forms

LMCs demand removal of 'anti-immigrant' registration forms

LMCs have demanded contract talks to scrap a requirement for practices to ask patients...

UK LMCs conference 2019: full coverage

UK LMCs conference 2019: full coverage

Keep up to date with full coverage of the 2019 UK LMCs conference in Belfast, as...

Full details of state-backed GP indemnity scheme published

Full details of state-backed GP indemnity scheme published

NHS Resolution has published the full rules of the new Clinical Negligence Scheme...

Postnatal care, six-week check

LMCs and BMA must do more to represent sessional GPs, warns Dr Zoe Norris

LMCs and BMA must do more to represent sessional GPs, warns Dr Zoe Norris

LMCs and the BMA must 'do better' in representing and engaging with locum and salaried...

LMCs back radical overhaul of 'outdated' GP training system

LMCs back radical overhaul of 'outdated' GP training system

LMC leaders have voted for GP trainees to be 'predominantly based in general practice'...

GPs call for action over 'excessive' workload linked to GDPR

GPs call for action over 'excessive' workload linked to GDPR

LMCs have called for a clear set of guidelines about what could be classed as an...

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