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RCOG statement on GMC report on undermining

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.

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

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.

RCOG statement on the CMO’s letter to doctors on abortion services

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) published a letter today updating doctors on some current issues relating to the provision of termination of pregnancy services.  This letter can be found here.

Joint support for reduction in multiple births

The Association of Clinical Embryologists (ACE), the British Fertility Society (BFS), The Multiple Births Foundation (MBF) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are aware of the decision by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to withdraw the licence condition requiring UK IVF clinics to achieve the multiple birth target set by HFEA.

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RCOG statement on the NHS Mandate

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

RCOG statement on the National Audit Office report on maternity services in England

The National Audit Office (NAO) today released a report on the state of maternity services in England, looking at changes in maternity care since the implementation of the Department of Health’s Maternity Matters strategy in 2007.

RCOG statement on Lancet study on primary HPV screening

A new paper published in the Lancet (03 November) suggests that primary HPV screening provides greater protection against invasive cervical cancer compared to cytology-based screening (smear test).

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RCOG statement on Lancet study on primary HPV screening

A new paper published in the Lancet (03 November) suggests that primary HPV screening provides greater protection against invasive cervical cancer compared to cytology-based screening (smear test).

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RCOG statement in response to the Shape of Training final report

Today the Shape of Training Securing the future of excellent patient care final report is published.

Led by Professor David Greenaway, the report looks at ways to ensure doctors are trained to the highest standards and able to meet the changing needs of patients.

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RCOG statement on CMO Annual Report 2012

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Chief Medical Officer’s (CMO) Annual Report 2012 Our Children Deserve Better: Prevention Pays  

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