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Workforce Board

Meeting dates

  • 26 January 2024
  • 19 April 2024
  • 12 July 2024
  • 14 November 2024

Reporting mechanism

The Workforce Board reports to Council.


  • Oversee the development and implementation of the RCOG workforce plan for the profession, ensuring alignment with the RCOG Strategy and engagement with external stakeholders (eg HEE, NHSE) and devolved nations.
  • Support and develop the professional needs and experience of the membership at all stages of their careers.
  • Support the communication of the College’s work and resources available to support the profession and make this more visible to the membership outside of the UK.
  • Provide a forum for the debate of all issues relating to the O&G workforce and making recommendations for future RCOG work.
  • Provide and/or signpost career guidance to Fellows and Members through liaison with professional communities (e.g. SAS and LED).
  • Oversee the annual RCOG workforce plan and report to Council on progress against this and any associated KPIs.
  • Advise on the prioritisation of programmes of work in light of key drivers such as NHS mandate deliverables or service demand.



RCOG Vice President, Workforce and Membership


RCOG President

RCOG Vice President, Education

RCOG Vice President, Academia and Strategy

Fellows Council Representative

Members Council Representative

RCOG Workforce Clinical Fellows

RCOG Chief Executive

RCOG Executive Director, Membership, Global & Governance

RCOG Executive Director, Education & Quality

RCOG Director of Membership

RCOG Head of Workforce & Professionalism

RCOG Workforce & Professionalism Assistant

RCOG Workforce Coordinator

RCOG SAS/LED Committee Representatives

Head of School for Scotland

Head of School for Wales

Head of School for Northern Ireland

Joint Liaison Dean for O&G, NHS England

Joint Liaison Dean for O&G, NHS England

Workforce Planning, NHS England

Maternity Programme Lead, NHS England

National Clinical Director for Maternity and Women’s Health, NHS England

National Specialty Adviser for Obstetrics, NHS England

Royal College of Midwives Representative

Royal College of Anaesthetists Representative