Our profession

This section of the website provides information for everyone who works in, or would like to pursue a career in, the field of obstetrics and gynaecology.


The careers section provides information about:

  • Awards and grants – prizes and funding opportunities from the RCOG
  • Recruitment – how to apply to enter specialty training in O&G (ST1 level only)
  • Job vacancies – job opportunities in O&G in the UK and internationally


The appraisals section provides guidance on preparing for your appraisal.


The revalidation section brings together a range of useful resources and information:


The CPD section provides information about the College's continuing professional development programme:

Academic O&G

The academic O&G section provides information and resources for anyone interested in academic O&G:

Research services

The research services section provides access to the College's resources and services designed to help you in your research and clinical practice:

Related information is available in the information services section.


The community section provides links to discussion forums and College committee pages.

Research and audit

The research and audit section provides information about the College's Office for Research and Clinical Audit:

Clinical Indicators Project

The Clinical Indicators Project section provides information about the College's work to develop clinically relevant, methodologically robust performance indicators for obstetric and gynaecological care using currently available data.

Supporting commissioners

The supporting commissioners section provides resources for bodies with responsibility for commissioning women's healthcare services.

Supporting SAS doctors

The supporting SAS doctors section provides resources for staff and associate specialist (SAS) doctors, including FAQs and information about the RCOG's SAS Advisory Group.

Supporting students

The supporting students section provides information for anyone interested in a career in O&G, including medical students and foundation year doctors:

Supporting trainees

The supporting trainees section provides a range of links to useful information for specialty trainees in O&G. Relevant information can also be found in the education and exams section.

Supporting trainers

The supporting trainers section brings together a range of resources designed to support RCOG trainers in their training and assessment of trainees, including:

Workplace issues

The workplace issues section brings together resources to support doctors in the workplace, as well as information about workforce planning and development:

Specialist Societies

The Specialist Societies section provides information about each of the specialist societies within O&G.

Ultrasound resource area

The ultrasound resource area contains resources which may be helpful to people working with ultrasound.

Contact us

Each section of the site provides contact details for the person at the RCOG who can help you with any queries. Alternatively, see the full list of contacts at the College.

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