Institute for Women's Health

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Professor Peter Brocklehurst
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January - February 2014
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FGM charges against doctor "have left medical staff afraid"

Peter Brocklehurst says that the first prosecution for FGM has sparked "a lot of worry among midwives and obstetricians about what they can and can't do to control haemorrhaging"... Read more in the Guardian. More...

IfWH Research Student Day 1 April 2014

The IfWH Postgraduate Student Day 2014 is an opportunity for all the students in the Institute for Women’s Health to share their exciting research with us all and for everyone to get to know one another.

IfWH Annual Meeting 3 June 2014

This year's IfWH Annual Meeting will be taking place on Tuesday 3rd June at the Kennedy Lecture Theatre at ICH on 30 Guilford Street (Google maps link).

Panicos Shargaris

Congratulations to Panicos Shangaris (Research Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine)


Tackling female genital mutilation in the UK

Sarah Creighton, UCLH consultant gynaecologist and honorary clinical professor at the Institute for Women’s Health and Lih-Mei Liao, UCLH consultant clinical psychologist wrote an editorial in BMJ (published 4 December 2013). More...

Fetal Growth Restriction Research Radio Health Report - Dr. Anna David

Research from IfWH finding a treatment for fetal growth restriction was featured on Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio National programme The Health Report by Dr Norman Swan recently featuring Dr. Anna David, Maternal and Fetal Medicine. More...

EPICure at 19 (jpg)


EPICure, a series of longitudinal studies following the health of children who were born extremely prematurely, is announcing a new survey to assess the health of participants born 19 years ago. More...

IfWH Athena SWAN Silver Application SUCCESSFUL

Dear Colleagues More...

Dr Sohier Elneil giving a lecture during the CPC workshop

Dr Sohier Elneil new Chair of Fistula Committee at ICS

Congratulations to Dr Sohier Elneil, Consultant Urogynaecologist at UCLH and honorary Senior Lecturer at the IfWH who has been elected as a Chair of the Fistula Committee at The International Continence Society (ICS).

The Lancet MRI autopsies Could Offer Alternative To Conventional Techniques

The Lancet: MRI autopsies could offer alternative to conventional techniques

Minimally invasive autopsies, using a combination of MRI scans and other techniques, such as blood tests, can accurately determine the cause of death in fetuses and babies nearly as well as conventional autopsies, according to new research published in The Lancet.  Post-mortem MRI is currently offered by some medical centres in the UK, but until now, evidence for its accuracy compared to conventional autopsies has been scarce. More...

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