Maggie Blott, Consultant in Obstetrics & Maternal Medicine and vice-president of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and Professor Bill Ledger, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Sheffield joined Jenni Murray on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, to discuss the issues back in 2009.
“Do women face a post-code lottery when it comes to the management of this potentially fatal condition?” She asked.
One in eighty of those who conceive will have an ectopic pregnancy – where the egg implants outside the womb causing a serious threat to the mother’s health. The best surgical and medical techniques can prevent future complications such as infertility – and can also speed up a woman’s recovery. Yet not all women are offered these treatments. Jenni Murray on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour explored with her guests, whether women faced a post-code lottery when it comes to the management of this potentially fatal condition.