Priority 17 from the Hyperemesis Gravidarum PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the current level of knowledge about hyperemesis gravidarum and it's treatments among healthcare professionals (particularly GPs)? How can effective education for healthcare professionals be designed and delivered to improve the general knowledge and awareness of hyperemesis gravidarum among HCPs? (JLA PSP Priority 17)
Overall ranking 17
JLA question ID 0090/17
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Some studies/audits have tried to assess local current knowledge but do not address how education can be improved or delivered.

Health Research Classification System category Reproductive health and childbirth
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples I think raising awareness in medical professionals is the best way to support women with HG. How can we do this? ~ Could all hospitals and medical professionals be better educated as to how they deal with HG? ~ Is there a process to follow? considering complications, general state, psychological state, evolution of the pregnancy, effects on patient’s day to day life and for patient’s surroundings: are there significant differences between patients treated by well informed professionals and patients treated by professionals who don’t have particular knowledge of HG ? 
Submitted by Patients x 138 ~ Healthcare professionals x 9 ~ Carers x 8 ~ Offspring x 22 ~ Organisational representatives x 2 ~ Unknown x  4
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0090
PSP name Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 65  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 9 October 2019