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February 25, 2021

New pre-eclampsia definition better identifies women and babies at risk

A diagnosis of pre-eclampsia identifies women and babies who could benefit from close follow-up, medication (including that to lower blood pressure), and/or earlier birth. In 2019, […]
February 11, 2021

New statement from APEC Chair of Trustees Prof Andy Shennan OBE on antenatal care following COVID-19 pandemic

APEC are making the following statement regarding antenatal care and pre-eclampsia risk following the COVID19 pandemic. Pre-eclampsia • 1 in 30 women will develop pre-eclampsia during […]
January 28, 2021

Khilna’s story featured in Chat magazine helping hugely to raise awareness of pre-eclampsia

Star of our 2020 Christmas campaign Khilna Shah, touched all our hearts when she shared her terrifying ordeal of sudden onset pre-eclampsia. We are delighted she […]
January 18, 2021
MBRRACE report 2020 Infographic

MBRRACE Report 2020 now published

Each year the MBRRACE report ” Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care”   looks at maternal mortality in the previous trimester. It is extremely important in the UK […]
December 9, 2020

DATE for your DIARY APEC Expert meeting 2021 4th November

“amazing” “thought – provoking” “brilliant” Following the wonderful feedback from this years hugely successful day we have already got a note in our diaries for 2021 […]
November 30, 2020

The WILL Trial – an update

The WILL trial aims to investigate the clinical effectiveness and cost-consequences of planned early term delivery at 38+0 to 38+3 weeks’ gestation, compared with expectant care at term […]
November 26, 2020

Let’s Talk Aspirin – new survey launched for midwives

Low dose aspirin is now widely prescribed to women at risk of pre-eclampsia to reduce their risk of developing the disease. However, we know that some […]
November 9, 2020

London Landmarks Half Marathon 2021

This brilliant event is set to be even more special in 2021. We have some charity places! Fancy being a part of the APEC team? Find […]
September 29, 2020

Annual Expert Meeting 2020

Speakers included Kemi Badenoch MP and MBRRACE’s Prof Marian Knight. This year like so many other conferences and large meetings the annual expert meeting was held […]