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Our Health Heroes awards

02 Feb 2023

On the 7th June Skills for Health are hosting the seventh annual Our Health Heroes which recognises and celebrates the wider healthcare workforce that supports doctors and nurses on the NHS frontline. The nomination window for our eleven... Read more

New BAPM Framework: NEWTT 2 - Deterioration of the newborn

02 Feb 2023

BAPM has today published the Framework for Practice 'Deterioration of the Newborn (NEWTT 2)'. This framework is designed for use in postnatal care settings including the delivery suite, postnatal ward and transitional care unit. It describes... Read more

Vacancy on the BMFMS Committee

23 Jan 2023

There is now a vacancy on the BMFMS Committee:          Pregnancy Outcome Representative We plan to hold the elections soon. You can download a nomination form which needs to be completed with the correct number of supporting members’... Read more

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Sinai Health - Clinician Investigator

16 Jan 2023

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine, along with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sinai Health, are seeking a full-time physician with subspecialty training in... Read more

NICE Women’s Health Suite guideline committee recruitment 

12 Jan 2023

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is looking to recruit committee members to support clinical guideline updates within the Women’s Health Suite. They are recruiting for professional members to join the existing... Read more

Perinatal Mental Health Services: Improving access and support

12 Jan 2023

  Thursday 19th Jan 2023, Virtual Conference Free places with code hcuk00gmfms This conference focuses on improving perinatal mental health services during and beyond Covid-19. By attending this one day conference, you will hear talks from... Read more

Perinatal Mental Health Services: Improving access and support

12 Jan 2023

Thursday 19th Jan 2023, Virtual Conference Free places with code hcuk00gmfms This conference focuses on improving perinatal mental health services during and beyond Covid-19. By attending this one day conference, you will hear talks from... Read more

Study Day on Genomics for O&G Subspecialties

13 Dec 2022

The RCOG is holding a one day Study Day on Genomics for O&G Subspecialties. This is taking place on Monday 27 February 2023.  This hybrid event is aimed at those interested in learning more about genomics, including trainees in O&G or genetics and... Read more

EDELIFE Clinical Trial of treatment in utero for X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia: recruiting in Cardiff

12 Dec 2022

Sites wanted to identify potential cases for clinical trial of a novel treatment for the rare disease X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (XHED). EDELIFE, is an international trial that involves Germany, France, Italy, Spain and USA as well... Read more

NICE Women’s Health Suite guideline committee recruitment 

01 Dec 2022

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is looking to recruit committee members to support clinical guideline updates within the Women’s Health Suite. They are recruiting for 5 professional members to join the existing... Read more

cCTG criteria

29 Nov 2022

Dear Colleague,   Those of you that were at BMFMS last week will know that there was a discussion about cCTG criteria met/not met and management of these cases. We are collecting information on how cCTG is used in your unit and would be... Read more

Balloon disimpaction of the baby’s head at emergency caesarean during the second stage of labour

24 Nov 2022

The final guidance for Balloon disimpaction of the baby’s head at emergency caesarean during the second stage of labour (1217/2) is now available on the NICE website - please see link here     Read more

RCOG Blair Bell Research Society/ Annual Academic Meeting 2023

10 Nov 2022

RCOG Blair Bell Research Society/ Annual Academic Meeting 2023 for students, trainees and basic scientists who wish to showcase their research across the breadth of O&G. The closing Date for the abstracts is the 14th November.  The meeting will be... Read more

NHS publishes first Genomics Strategy

31 Oct 2022

The first NHS Genomics Strategy, Accelerating Genomic Medicine in the NHS which sets out the ambitions and vision over the next 5 years for genomics in the NHS has now been published. The Strategy was officially unveiled by Amanda Pritchard,... Read more

Invitation to participate in research to inform the development of Best Practice Guidance for the management of pregnancy loss where there are fetal anomalies with a likely genetic cause

04 Oct 2022

WHO Maternal and Fetal Medicine consultants and Obstetricians with a special interest in Fetal Medicine Clinical Geneticists with an interest in Prenatal Genomics Perinatal Pathologists Clinical Scientists with an interest in... Read more

Management of RFM survey

06 Sep 2022

Has recent evidence about fetal movements altered your clinical practice? If you are a midwife or obstetrician please take 10 minutes to complete this questionnaire by clicking on the following... Read more

Vacancy on BMFMS committee

05 Sep 2022

There is now a vacancy available on the BMFMS Committee for the position of Fetal Medicine rep. We plan to hold the elections soon.  Please see the role description and nomination form. The nomination form needs to be completed with the correct... Read more

Born too soon – how being born early might affect a child's health and their progress at school

18 Aug 2022

TIGAR research team and the Parent, Patient and Public Involvement Group have published the findings from the TIGAR study which looks at how being born early might affect a child’s health and their attainment at school.  Around 7% of babies are... Read more

BMFMS election result

10 Aug 2022

Following the recent election, Dr Zoe Thurwell has been appointed as the new Trainee rep on the BMFMS committee. Read more

Educational events to support charity work in Ukraine

01 Aug 2022

Dear Members We have been contacted by International Interdisciplinary Association of Medical Professionals (IIAMP) www.iiamp.org. They have created a charitable series of educational events to help raise money to support the charity’s work in... Read more