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Women's Health

New recommendation for College statement Instrumental vaginal birth (C-Obs 16)

In light of new findings from the ANODE trial, a new recommendation was included in the College statement Instrumental vaginal birth (C-Obs 16).


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21/04/2020

Women's Health

Nifedipine (Adalat) discontinued from Australian Market

The Australian suppliers of immediate release nifedipine have discontinued 10mg and 20mg tablets from the Australian market.
 


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23/10/2019

Women's Health

Updated advice on Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy

Updated advice on timing of Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy in line with the Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th Edition (updated March 2019).


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04/09/2019

Communiqué

Gender Equity and Diversity Working Group Communiqué

Every health professional has a right to work in a safe, supportive workplace


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11/07/2019

Women's Health

RANZCOG guidance on Abortion

In an effort to reinforce the principles of good medical practice and standards of ethical conduct, updated  resources on 'Abortion' have been released.


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10/04/2019

Women's Health

Management of shoulder dystocia by post axillary sling traction

A communiqué has been published outlining RANZCOG's stance on the management of shoulder dystocia by post axillary sling traction.


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10/04/2019

Women's Health

RANZCOG launches ‘Innovate’ Reconciliation Action Plan at their Annual Scientific Meeting

On September 2018, the College launched the RANZCOG ‘Innovate’ Reconciliation Action Plan with the aim to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s health by setting measurable goals, timelines and responsibilities and by building a framework to achieve its goals.


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15/09/2018

Women's Health

Revised statement Prenatal screening and diagnostic testing for fetal chromosomal and genetic conditions (C-Obs 59)

During July Council week, the RANZCOG Council and Board approved revisions to the statement, Prenatal screening and diagnostic testing for fetal chromosomal and genetic conditions (C-Obs 59).


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13/08/2018

Women's Health

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that pregnant women receive the influenza vaccination or “flu shot” during any trimester of their pregnancy to protect themselves and their newborn babies from flu.


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24/05/2018

Women's Health

Endometriosis Awareness Month

For the month of March, RANZCOG is helping to spread awareness about Endometriosis. 


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19/03/2018

Women's Health

Revised guidelines on sexual boundaries in doctor/patient relationships

The Medical Board of Australia has released a public consultation paper on the draft revised guidelines 'Sexual boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship'.

 

 


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01/02/2018

Women's Health

Screening for Domestic Violence

RANZCOG Domestic Violence Communiqué


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15/11/2017

Women's Health

Improving Women’s Health in the Pacific

Protecting and promoting women’s health is vital to the development of Pacific Island Countries and the Improving Women's Health in the Pacific document highlights key steps required to effect meaningful change.


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31/10/2017

Women's Health

Use of mesh for the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence

There has been a great deal of interest and comment in both the mainstream and social media about the Senate Inquiry into the use of mesh as part of the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence.


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29/10/2017

Women's Health

Health of Women Seeking Asylum, Refugees and Women Held in Detention

RANZCOG has released a new position statement addressing the health of women seeking asylum, refugees, and women held in detention.


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26/10/2016

Women's Health

Zika Virus

Over the past few months, there have been several news reports of the rapidly evolving situation regarding the Zika virus


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07/08/2016

Women's Health

Joint RANZCOG/ACM Announcement: Ebola Information

This notification is released jointly by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and the Australian College of Midwives (ACM).


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28/04/2016

Women's Health

Vaginal Seeding

Many women have heard about, and may be interested in, the practice of ‘seeding’.


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04/01/2016

Women's Health

DNA-based Noninvasive Prenatal Testing for Fetal Aneuploidy

This College communiqué on DNA-based Noninvasive Prenatal Testing for Fetal Aneuploidy reflects emerging clinical and scientific advances as of the date issued and is subject to change.


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28/04/2015