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RCOG statement on new professional standards for cosmetic practice published by the Royal College of Surgeons

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New professional standards for cosmetic practice are published today by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS).

Annual Specialty Report

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The Annual Specialty Report (ASR) for 2012 is now available to view here. The ASR is a GMC requirement and aims to provide a summary of College activity relating to education and training for the training year 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2012.

RCOG statement on the long-term effects on child IQ of epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy

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The Lancet Neurology has published research today suggesting that taking the anti-epileptic drug valproate during pregnancy affects the IQ of children up to the age of six.

BJOG release: New study finds that postpartum haemorrhage during a first pregnancy does not affect future pregnancies

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First pregnancies complicated by postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) have no detrimental effect on future fertility, but women who have caesarean sections at the time of PPH are less likely to conceive again, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

RCOG statement on new post mortem consent package launched by Sands

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Sands has launched a  new post mortem consent package developed to provide information and guidance about post mortems for health professionals and for bereaved parents whose baby has died before, during or shortly after birth.

RCOG Statement on Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

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This week marks Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, and is a European-wide initiative.

President's blog update

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RCOG President Dr Tony Falconer writes about the challenges facing the profession over the next few months, click here to read.

RCOG release: New Green-top Guidelines App ready to download today

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Clinical guidelines in women’s health are now available through a new App launched today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), making it the first royal college to launch such an App.

TOG release: Herbal treatments for postmenopausal symptoms can be recommended as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy

TOG 2012

Herbal and complementary medicines could be recommended as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for treating postmenopausal symptoms says a new review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

TOG release: Women with pre-eclampsia are at higher risk of complications following childbirth, says a new review

TOG 2012

Women with pre-eclampsia are at a higher risk of complications following delivery and should continue to be monitored for up to 72 hours, suggests a new review published today (11/01/13) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

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