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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 will not meet July rollout deadline, NHS England confirms

NHS app will not meet July rollout deadline, NHS England confirms

The NHS app will not be fully functional in every GP practice in England by the 'ambitious'...

MIMS Learning Live now bigger than ever

MIMS Learning Live now bigger than ever

It is now less than two weeks until MIMS Learning Live: South opens its doors to...

GMC sets out expectations for doctors' reflective practice

GMC sets out expectations for doctors' reflective practice

The GMC has joined forces with eight other healthcare regulators to highlight the...

Pregnancy/antenatal care

Babylon GP at Hand opens doors to NHS patients in second major city

Babylon GP at Hand opens doors to NHS patients in second major city

Babylon GP at Hand has begun recruiting NHS patients in Birmingham, in a move that...

Setting up our PCN has been hard work, but I'm positive about the future

Setting up our PCN has been hard work, but I'm positive about the future

As primary care networks (PCNs) prepare to go live on 1 July, network clinical director...

GPs reduce work over pension taxes that cost '£2 for every £1 earned'

GPs reduce work over pension taxes that cost '£2 for every £1 earned'

Four in 10 primary care doctors have reduced their workload or considered doing so...

Pregnancy problems

Most NHS leaders not convinced 5,000-GP target can be met

Most NHS leaders not convinced 5,000-GP target can be met

Two thirds of NHS leaders are not convinced they can meet workforce targets in the...

GP at Hand to register thousands of Birmingham patients this summer

GP at Hand to register thousands of Birmingham patients this summer

Babylon GP at Hand could recruit up to 2,600 patients from the Birmingham and Solihull...

RCGP urges Conservative leadership candidates to prevent no-deal Brexit

RCGP urges Conservative leadership candidates to prevent no-deal Brexit

The RCGP has written to the remaining candidates in the Conservative leadership contest...

Assisted conception

GPs forced to 'fill gaps' left by £1bn public health cuts, warns BMA

GPs forced to 'fill gaps' left by £1bn public health cuts, warns BMA

GPs are being forced to 'fill the gaps' caused by reductions in public health funding,...

Early diagnosis: Kawasaki disease

Early diagnosis: Kawasaki disease

Dr Louise Tulloh and Dr Harriet Lockyear explain the signs and symptoms of Kawasaki...

GPs hit out over 'unacceptable' bid to force them into 62,000-patient network

GPs hit out over 'unacceptable' bid to force them into 62,000-patient network

London GPs have hit out at plans to force them into a primary care network (PCN)...

Postnatal care, six-week check

Government facing legal action over state-backed GP indemnity

Government facing legal action over state-backed GP indemnity

A leading medical defence organisation is launching legal action against the government...

Guidelines for GPs based on 'opinion rather than evidence'

Guidelines for GPs based on 'opinion rather than evidence'

Many GP guidelines are based on 'opinion rather than evidence' and could drive up...

Wellbeing for GPs: Advice for newly-qualified GPs

Wellbeing for GPs: Advice for newly-qualified GPs

Dr Anish Kotecha offers new GPs some practical tips on how to ensure their wellbeing...

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