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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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Breast pain - red flag symptoms

Postcoital bleeding - red flag symptoms

Night sweats - red flag symptoms

Vaginal discharge consultations

Pre-pregnancy counselling

UK COVID-19 vaccination programme tracker

UK COVID-19 vaccination programme tracker

GPs across the UK are playing a leading role in the largest-ever NHS vaccination...

COVID-19 vaccination programme widens to over-70s and clinically vulnerable

COVID-19 vaccination programme widens to over-70s and clinically vulnerable

People aged over 70 and those who are clinically extremely vulnerable will be offered...

Hoarse voice - red flag symptoms

Hoarse voice - red flag symptoms

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview into the red flag symptoms to look for in...

Pregnancy/antenatal care

Epistaxis - red flag symptoms

Epistaxis - red flag symptoms

Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview of red flag symptoms to look for in a patient...

Former Brexit secretary backs vitamin D supplements to beat COVID-19

Former Brexit secretary backs vitamin D supplements to beat COVID-19

The NHS should provide 10 times the current daily recommended amount of vitamin D...

Identifying patients experiencing domestic violence and abuse in general practice

Identifying patients experiencing domestic violence and abuse in general practice

Dr Vasumathy Sivarajasingam describes a pilot project in her practice that used a...

Pregnancy problems

Long COVID could ‘wreak havoc’ on NHS workforce and disrupt vaccine rollout

Long COVID could ‘wreak havoc’ on NHS workforce and disrupt vaccine rollout

High rates of COVID-19 infection and the impact of long COVID could 'wreak havoc'...

GPs can give COVID and flu jabs at same time, says NHS England

GPs can give COVID and flu jabs at same time, says NHS England

GPs can now administer COVID-19 and flu jabs at the same time, according to updated...

Areas hit hardest by COVID-19 fall behind on vaccine campaign

Areas hit hardest by COVID-19 fall behind on vaccine campaign

Regions of England hit hardest by COVID-19 cases have fallen behind the rest of the...

Assisted conception

COVID-19 pandemic drives first recorded dip in patients registered with GPs

COVID-19 pandemic drives first recorded dip in patients registered with GPs

A rise in deaths and reduced immigration during the COVID-19 pandemic saw the first-ever...

GP trainee placements delayed as COVID-19 surge hits junior doctor rotations in London

GP trainee placements delayed as COVID-19 surge hits junior doctor rotations in London

Planned rotations of junior doctors in London - including GP trainees - have been...

GPs offered £30 bonus per care home COVID jab in bid to speed up rollout

GPs offered £30 bonus per care home COVID jab in bid to speed up rollout

Primary care networks (PCNs) will be paid an extra £30 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine...

Postnatal care, six-week check

GPs switch to practice-level COVID-19 vaccination drive to boost uptake

GPs switch to practice-level COVID-19 vaccination drive to boost uptake

GPs are administering COVID-19 vaccines at individual practices to boost uptake among...

NHS edict ignored as 1 in 4 COVID-19 jabs since 3 January are second dose

NHS edict ignored as 1 in 4 COVID-19 jabs since 3 January are second dose

More than one in four COVID-19 jabs administered since 3 January have been second...

GP trainees can still sit January AKT exam, RCGP confirms

GP trainees can still sit January AKT exam, RCGP confirms

GP trainees will be offered the chance to sit the applied knowledge test (AKT) exam...

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