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History of the College

How the College was founded, its subsequent development, and our future goals.

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O&G pre-20th century, and foundation of the College

From early medicine to the formation of the College

A Royal College for the 21st century

The College's royal history, from early 20th century to today

The College’s achievements

Throughout its history, the College has worked to improve women’s health care

The College today

Today, there are over 17,500 members of the College. Find out about our current work and aspirations

College coat of arms and logo

The College’s coat of arms was designed to represent the specialty of O&G and its practitioners

Presidents of the RCOG

Details of previous Presidents of the College