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RCOG statement on BJOG study that suggests light drinking in pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in childhood

RCOG

New research, published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, suggests light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in 7-year-old children.

RCOG statement on The Lancet study on partner violence screening and counselling

RCOG

A new study published today in The Lancet states that routine screening and counselling for partner violence in primary care settings does not improve women’s quality of life.

Statement on Section 75 - the RCOG’s position

RCOG

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is not opposed to the concept of competition in the delivery of services in the NHS provided the patient is placed firmly at the centre of care.

RCOG statement on the announcement at the G8 Foreign Ministers’ meeting

RCOG

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) commends the leadership of Foreign Secretary William Hague and his team at the G8 Summit.  Today’s announcement to end the use of rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war is long overdue.

Statement on Professor Sir Robert Edwards

RCOG

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is saddened to hear of the death of Professor Sir Robert Edwards.

Election of RCOG Officers 2013

RCOG

The list of members standing for election as Vice-Presidents is now available.  Please note - this link is for Fellows and Members only.

O&G Trainees and Trainers: Move to a single version of the Core Curriculum

RCOG

April's edition of TROG News contains important information for all O&G trainees and trainers regarding the move to a single version of the core curriculum in August 2013.

2013 RCOG Presidential election result

RCOG

The Officers and Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are pleased to announce that Dr David Richmond has been elected as the new RCOG President and will take up his post from 27 September 2013.

BJOG release: Overweight and obese women at higher risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, says new study

BJOG-2012

Overweight and obese women are more likely to require specialist medical care during their pregnancy due to the increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

RCOG release: What you need to know about gestational diabetes

New Patient Information

Many women giving birth in the UK have pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes, according to new patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

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