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Opportunity to feed in RCOG’s policy project on elective recovery of gynaecology services

Following on from its 2022 report Left for too Long on the size, scale and impact of waiting lists in elective gynaecology across the UK, the RCOG policy team have continued to call for action to address the unequal growth of waiting lists in the specialty. 

As part of a new project to further evidence the impact of waiting lists and support the development of solutions, we are looking to gain input and expertise from RCOG members and other healthcare professionals (nurses, allied health professionals) working in gynaecology services. We are also looking for input and expertise from healthcare professionals working in primary care services (GPs, practice nurses and advanced nurse practitioners) and sexual and reproductive health services, who want to contribute solutions around addressing waiting lists for secondary care services.

This opportunity will allow individuals to contribute to the project in a way that suits their capacity. At a minimum, we are asking for individuals to be able to feed in expertise via email or video call at their own convenience. For those who have capacity, we will also be hosting a series of in-person and virtual workshops to gather more in-depth expertise.  

This opportunity is for the length of the project, with opportunities for engagement from early 2024 through until the publication of a report in summer or early Autumn 2024.

The opportunity is eligible for all UK-based healthcare professionals who care for, or are involved in the planning of care for, women with gynaecological conditions that are not on the cancer pathway (e.g. endometriosis, PCOS, fibroids). 

How to apply

To share your expression of interest, please complete the form via the button below. 


Should you have any additional enquiries please email

Application deadline: expressions of interest will be accepted on a rolling basis for opportunities for engagement throughout the first half of 2024

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