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RCOG release: New paper outlines high quality standards needed when reconfiguring women’s services

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The standards needed to provide high quality, safe health care when reconfiguring women’s services are laid out in a new paper published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

RCOG statement on GMC report on undermining

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Today the GMC has published a report National training survey 2013: undermining looking at the 2013 training survey, summarising feedback from doctors in training and explaining what the GMC are doing in response.

RCOG statement: NICE publishes new guidance on smoking cessation in secondary care settings

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Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance Smoking cessation - acute, maternity and mental health services which aims to support smoking cessation, temporary abstinence from smoking and smokefree policies in all secondary care settings.

Joint RCOG/BritSPAG release: Issues surrounding women and girls undergoing female genital cosmetic surgery explored

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Little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks in female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) and it should not normally be carried out on girls under 18 years, states two new papers published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (BritSPAG).

RCOG statement on the NHS Mandate

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The Department of Health has published its NHS Mandate, a mandate from the Government to the NHS Commissioning Board: April 2013 to March 2015.

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