Posts Tagged ‘O&G’

O&G: Younger and older mothers at higher risk of adverse delivery outcomes

Younger mothers are at a higher risk of preterm birth while older mothers are more likely to have a caesarean section, suggests a new study in BJOG. The s...

Variation in outcomes among maternity units

Wide variation in practice and outcomes exists across maternity units in England, finds a report. The report, by the Royal College of Obstetricia...

O&G: Response to new NICE guidelines on ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage

NICE has published new guidelines, Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: Diagnosis and initial management in early pregnancy of ectopic pregnancy and miscarri...

Radical rethink of training and roles “essential”

A different kind of doctor will be required in future to deliver high quality healthcare for women, a royal college report finds. A Royal College of Obst...

O&G: Severe post partum haemorrhage less likely with planned ‘caesar’

Planned caesarean section is associated with a reduced risk of severe post partum haemorrhage (PPH), a major cause of maternal morbidity, finds a new Danis...

Pioneering maternity contract with private sector

Wirral has become the first NHS trust to sign a contract with a private company to provide maternity care. NHS Wirral has developed a deal with One to O...

All pregnant women can choose Caesarean birth

Pregnant women who ask for a Caesarean delivery should be allowed to have the operation, even if there is no medical need, according to new guidelines for ...

O&G: Delayed cord clamping protects new born babies from iron deficiency

Waiting for at least three minutes before clamping the umbilical cord in healthy newborns improves their iron levels at four months, according to research....

Obstetrician physicians can cut maternal deaths

The NHS needs more and better trained obstetrician physicians in order to tackle the “worrying trend in the causes of maternal mortality in the UK”, ex...

48-hour week drives women’s health shake up

The delivery of women’s healthcare in the current configuration cannot be sustained, claims a report. The study by the Royal College of Obstetricians ...

Job plan holds key to better work-life balance

Striking a better work-life balance through the job planning process is essential to reducing the stress of O&G consultants and improving the attractiv...