GPCPC is disappointed that this strategy lacks ambition in perinatal care and women’s mental health
See the second half of this page for RCGP statements on the role of the GP in Maternity Care, including the most recent from 2017.
Findings, conclusions and essential actions from the independent review of maternity services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
Dr Clare Macdonald on behalf of GPCPC
A clinical resource on infant feeding for General Practitioners (GPs) working in the UK. The website was developed as an independent, voluntary project by UK GPs with assistance and input from colleagues working in infant feeding, maternity and early years.
Referenced factsheets compiled by the Breastfeeding Network’s Drugs in Breastmilk Information Service team of pharmacists.
A national audit programme commissioned by all UK governments to collect information about all late foetal losses, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and maternal deaths across the UK. The programme tracks information about where and why babies and mothers die every year. Click here for all MBRRACE-UK reports (maternal and perinatal).
The 2021 MBRRACE report shows continued inequality in the mortality rates for women of different ethnic backgrounds, ages, and socio-economic circumstances.
Messages for GPs.