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This section of our website provides information about the diverse and varied types of roles and opportunities available to doctors working in obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G).

A career in O&G can be flexible, exciting and motivating; at times demanding and challenging, but always varied and above all, rewarding. We are here to support you in making well informed decisions to navigate your future career pathway in O&G. 

An introduction to O&G

This page includes an overview of working in O&G and how the RCOG can support you throughout your career within the specialty.

Choosing O&G

Would you like to know more about working in O&G? From large teaching hospitals to remote settings, hear more from doctors working across the UK on why they chose to pursue a career in the specialty

Medical students

This page provides all the information you need to make the most of the O&G opportunities available during medical school.

Foundation doctors

If you are a doctor working at foundation level and considering a career in O&G, find out more here.

Recruitment into O&G

Find out more about entry onto the specialty training programme and into other roles within O&G including consultant, SAS and LED posts.