Welcome to our section on guidelines. Here we have set up links to the most current guidelines published by national organisations, in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Useful Guidelines

The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have published guidelines from scientific impact papers, to National evidence based guidelines.

NICE Guidance – Gynaecology, Pregnancy and Birth

As medical students we constantly come across NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical excellence)  NICE makes recommendations to the NHS on new and existing medicines, treatments and procedures and on treating and caring for people with specific diseases and conditions. The NICE pathways are very useful as they reflect clinical practice.

MHRA guidelines

MHRA or Medicine and healthcare products Regulatory Agency enhance and safeguard the health of the public by ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe. Their Obstetrics and gynaecology page for practitioners. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist obstetrics and gynaecology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

CDC – 2010 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines – 2010. The information in this report updates the 2006 Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (MMWR 2006).

International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

ISUOG seeks to establish clinical guidelines for the safe, appropriate, and effective use of diagnostic imaging in obstetrics and gynecology.

The ISUOG Clinical Standards Committee (CSC) develops Practice Guidelines and Consensus Statements providing recommendations on how to improve and standardise medical care for obstetrics and gynaecology.