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JUNE 2023

21-22 June 2023, RCOG Basic Practical Skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology; RCOG

The RCOG Basic Practical Skills course (BPS) is designed to introduce trainees to safe surgical techniques and obstetric clinical skills, in a structured workshop environment. The course is standardised to


Royal College of Midwives adds The Positive Birth Company’s Closing the Gap workshop to Decolonising Midwifery Education Toolkit

The Decolonising Midwifery Education toolkit has been created by the RCM in response to figures which show Black, Mixed Heritage and Asian women are more likely to die giving birth


Extra pregnancy scan slashes number of breech births and risk to babies

Adding a third routine scan at the end of pregnancy can slash the number of unexpected breech births by 70% and the risks of the baby being born with severe


Midwife in focus with Malene Hegenberger

Malene is a practising midwife from Denmark who has spent the last five of her 20 year career, developing a new tool to help midwives and clinicians with the task


Earlier diagnosis of ovarian cancer is possible with collaboration, says charity

Target Ovarian Cancer reveals results of innovative project to tackle late diagnosis Research co-funded by charity Target Ovarian Cancer showed that the proportion of women diagnosed at an early stage


Infant Hip Exam Trainer helps identify and diagnose hip dysplasia

A new product is set to help healthcare professionals identify and diagnose a common issue in childbirth which can change lives if left undetected. Developmental hip dysplasia – commonly known


Exercise during pregnancy

This article was medically reviewed by Kecia Gaither, double board-certified physician in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine, with expert commentary from GGS Certified Pre & Post Natal Coach, Rachel MacPherson.