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Clinical Quality Board

Meeting dates (10:00 start)


  • Friday 13 March 2020
  • Friday 3 July 2020
  • Friday 30 October 2020



Reporting mechanism

The Clinical Quality Board reports to Council.

The following committees report to the Clinical Quality Board:



  1. To provide strategic direction for all Clinical Quality activity and in line with the College strategic goals and objectives and oversight of all KPIs relating to CQ activity
  2. To ensure that patient safety is at the core of all RCOG Clinical Quality outputs and to champion the safety of women and their babies receiving care across the UK and globally
  3. To work with the External Affairs Board to monitor and influence policy developments that impact the delivery and standard of services in the O&G profession
  4. To oversee the CQ Quality Assurance mechanism carried out by the CQAG ensuring that stakeholder views are given due consideration in the development of all CQ products and services
  5. To monitor and respond to guidance and updates from regulatory bodies relevant to the RCOG’s Clinical Quality work
  6. To ensure appropriate information sharing with the other RCOG Boards is maintained to encourage a College-wide ethos and ensure consistent messaging across various Directorate work streams



Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Gemma Thurston
Tel: +44 20 7772 6228


  • Vice President, Clinical Quality


  • Women's Voices Lead (Chair, RCOG Women’s Network)
  • Trainees’ Representative
  • Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee 
  • Co-Chairs, Guidelines Committee
  • Council Members’ representative 
  • Clinical Lead, Patient Safety
  • Royal College of Midwives representative
  • Chair, Patient Information Committee
  • Chair, NGA Consortium Board
  • Chair, Joint Standing Committee for Patient Safety
  • Fellows’ representative on Council
  • Vice President, UK and Global Membership (Deputy Chair)
  • Executive Director of Education & Quality, RCOG
  • Executive Director, External Affairs, RCOG
  • Senior Director of Clinical Quality, RCOG
  • Senior Director of Education, RCOG
  • Executive Director, Development
  • Head of Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics
  • Head of Patient and Public Involvement
  • Guideline Editorial Manager

Invited members

  • Chairs of other relevant multidisciplinary joint committees with the RCOG
  • Officers and Chief Executive, ex officio member of the Board


Elsewhere on the site

2019 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2019
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure