Maternal Mortality, Childbirth & The Importance of Education

In recent years, many of the younger members of the royal families from around the world have been getting married and starting families. Most of these new parents can expect the best care modern medicine can offer during the pregnancy, the delivery and the first weeks of having their new baby home. However, this was not […]


OBGYN Skills Lab Training to Enhance Student Training

Medical skills labs with simulators for student training are an established part of a medical faculty’s training program.  They offer a forgiving training environment where mistakes can serve as an excellent training tool.  Skills lab training is well documented for improving procedural skills in both novices and experts.  Whether complex surgical skills or basic clinical […]


Continued Efforts to Decrease Neonatal Mortality and Stillbirth

Advances in medical science over the last century have slashed the stillbirth and infant mortality rate. Before the medical advances made in the 19th century, it is estimated that between 30% and 40% of children born alive did not make their first birthday, and at the beginning of the 20th century in an advanced economy […]

By Joanna | Medical Education

Perfecting Spinal Injections

With over 50% of pregnant women requesting epidural pain relief during their labor, it’s no wonder that there is an increasing need for medical staff to be trained to deliver accurate & safe spinal injections.  Epidural injections are used in a variety of medical circumstances for the administration of anaesthetics and to determine diagnoses.  

By Joanna | Medical Education

When it isn’t just Morning Sickness

  Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, recently hit international news headlines after being admitted to hospital with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (acute pregnancy sickness). Whilst not the way the couple were intending to announce the news that they are expecting, it has raised awareness of this debilitating condition and other pregnancy health issues. We spoke […]