Benefits of membership

The College offers a comprehensive set of benefits designed to help maintain the correct standards of the specialty and to provide added value to our membership.

This page provides information about the benefits of full membership of the College (Fellows and Members). Elsewhere on the site you'll find information about the benefits of other membership categories:

Benefits of RCOG membership


  • The right to use post-nominals (FRCOG and MRCOG) awarded by the College
  • CPD programme (separate subscription required for those on a concessionary or international subscription rate)
  • Access to StratOG, the RCOG's eLearning platform which hosts a range of online resources, including core training, advanced training, online lectures and workplace videos for best practice in O&G


  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal providing the best original research in women's health around the world
  • TOG: The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist: a quarterly journal aimed at supporting your CPD activities and an essential component in keeping you up to date with developments in our specialty
  • O&G membership magazine: full of O&G news and discussions, the work of trainees and specialists from around the world as well as RCOG support resources to aid daily practice and professional development
  • RCOG Scanner: your monthly eNewsletter containing important information within O&G, updates from College Officers as well as news and upcoming events from the RCOG

Knowledge and resources

  • E-journal access: the RCOG library holds a unique collection of electronic journals that are free to access for our membership, trainees, associates and affiliates
  • Library enquiry and clinical enquiry services: professional researchers and the College's library team are at your disposal, using some of the best databases and research tools to support your work
  • Databases: you can receive advice and assistance about the use of key databases such as MEDLINE and the Cochrane Library

Access to College facilities

Discounted benefits


Please note that the above benefits are available to Fellows and Members of the College who are not in subscription arrears. RCOG eXXtra is currently only available to those in the British Isles.

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