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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

NHS app goes live with full rollout to all GP practices promised by July

NHS app goes live with full rollout to all GP practices promised by July

Patients across England can now download an NHS app that will allow them to book...

NICE recommends digital CBT for children with mild depression

NICE recommends digital CBT for children with mild depression

Children and young people with mild depression should have access to digital cognitive...

GPs taking early retirement triple in a decade as tax limits hit workforce

GPs taking early retirement triple in a decade as tax limits hit workforce

Numbers of GPs taking early retirement have tripled over the past decade as tighter...

Pregnancy/antenatal care

BMA safety warning as pharmacists gain power to switch prescriptions

BMA safety warning as pharmacists gain power to switch prescriptions

Pharmacists are set to be granted emergency powers to alter patients' prescriptions...

GP funding could rise £60m through deals on QOF, networks and digital health

GP funding could rise £60m through deals on QOF, networks and digital health

GP leaders hope to trigger a 1% boost to practice funding from April - on top of...

GP trainees unfairly denied £20,000 golden hello payments, says BMA

GP trainees unfairly denied £20,000 golden hello payments, says BMA

Some GP trainees expecting £20,000 golden hellos for working in under-doctored areas...

Pregnancy problems

The survival of GP partnerships depends on a credible workforce plan

The survival of GP partnerships depends on a credible workforce plan

The GP partnership review and the NHS long-term plan set out welcome proposals to...

The importance of medical defence

The importance of medical defence

Dr Rob Hendry, medical director of the Medical Protection Society, explains why medical...

£20,000 'golden hello' doubles GP recruitment in under-doctored areas

£20,000 'golden hello' doubles GP recruitment in under-doctored areas

Numbers of trainee GPs taking up posts in hard-to-recruit areas have doubled under...

Assisted conception

Time to submit your poster abstracts for the RCGP Annual Conference 2019

Time to submit your poster abstracts for the RCGP Annual Conference 2019

You can now submit an abstract and claim a place for your research poster at the...

Five-figure bonuses for NHS Property Services chiefs 'an insult', says BMA

Five-figure bonuses for NHS Property Services chiefs 'an insult', says BMA

Large bonuses paid to NHS Property Services executives 'add insult to injury' at...

GPs demand 'early warning system' as drug shortages drive up workload

GPs demand 'early warning system' as drug shortages drive up workload

GP leaders have demanded an 'early warning system' to flag up medicine supply problems...

Postnatal care, six-week check

GPs need minimum 3.2% pay rise plus plan to reverse cuts, says BMA

GPs need minimum 3.2% pay rise plus plan to reverse cuts, says BMA

Pay for all doctors should rise by a minimum of 3.2% in 2019/20, the BMA has warned...

Solution to GP workforce crisis must come before NHS reform, MPs told

Solution to GP workforce crisis must come before NHS reform, MPs told

The workforce crisis and underfunding of general practice must be tackled before...

Multimorbidity: The gap between guidelines and the reality in practice

Multimorbidity: The gap between guidelines and the reality in practice

Delivering outcome-focused care to patients with comorbidities is increasingly problematic...

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