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News Archive – November 2020
News Archive – November 2020

News Archive

Please find a selection of relevant news articles below, filtered by region or month:

International Survey Regarding COVID-19 and Pregnancy

30 Nov 2020

The International Scientific and Standardization Committee on Women’s Health Issues in Thrombosis and Hemostasis of the ISTH (International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis invite you to participate in an international survey... Read more

National survey: Perinatal advance care planning

30 Nov 2020

Hello!    Do you care for babies before or after birth?  If yes, the University of Birmingham need your... Read more

New PReCePT: Prevention of Cerebral Palsy in Preterm Labour e-learning programme now available

26 Nov 2020

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH), in partnership with the ASHN Network, have collaborated to develop a new, free e-learning programme for perinatal healthcare professionals. The PReCePT: Prevention of Cerebral Palsy... Read more

New e-learning on Perinatal Post-mortem Consent

26 Nov 2020

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has worked with University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and Keele University to develop a new e-learning resource to support health professionals who are required to discuss perinatal... Read more

UK NSC survey

26 Nov 2020

The UK NSC have launched this survey to find out your views on how the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) involves stakeholders and the public in its work.  They want to hear how people find the experience of contributing to the UK NSC’s... Read more

Focus Group Invite: The partnership between neonatalogy and obstetrics

24 Nov 2020

Focus Group Invite: The partnership between neonatalogy and obstetrics   The British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is looking for volunteers to take part in a focus group on “What should BAPM do to improve the partnership between... Read more

Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women who conceive following bone marrow transplant survey

19 Nov 2020

Female childhood cancer survivors are at increased risk of preterm birth (PTB); however, little is known about pregnancy outcomes for women who receive bone marrow transplant (BMT). Preconception counselling and referral to PTB prevention clinics... Read more

Alternative shunts

12 Nov 2020

Following the news item on Fetal Shunts, BMFMS member Mr David Howe, wrote that his team have been using the Somatex shunt instead of Harrison drains for over a year now. David says “We found the Harrison drains to be very soft, so that they were... Read more

Fetal shunts - New Advice from Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA

11 Nov 2020

The MHRA has reviewed the academic evidence surrounding the use of fetal shunts, as well as consulting with clinicians in the field, and found that the risk posed by the Rocket Medical device constructed from the inferior materials is greater than... Read more