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Professor Lesley Regan elected President of the RCOG

Professor Lesley Regan is the first female in 64 years to be elected President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

Student midwife: Reflection of my first community placement

After completing 6 weeks in my community placement, I had a lovely week off at the beginning of May and by that point it was much needed!

Hot Topic: Aromatherapy in midwifery: a cause for concern

By Denise Tiran   There are over 200 complementary therapies (CTs), each with its own mechanism of action, indications, contraindications and precautions.

SRIP Annual Conference 2016 to be held in Leeds

The Society for Reproductive and Infant Psycology’s (SRIP) annual conference 2016 will be held in Leeds this September.

Hospital to screen for birth defects related to alcohol in babies

A hospital in Greater Manchester is the first in the country to screen pregnant women for foetal birth defects caused by alcohol consumption.

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