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DRCOG Sub-committee



  • 16 April 2021
  • 16 June 2021
  • 8 September 2021
  • 18 November 2021



4 per year. Members are required to attend at least 3 meetings.



Reporting mechanism

The DRCOG Sub-Committee reports to the Examination and Assessment Committee.


Writing the single best answer (SBAs) questions and setting the papers for the DRCOG examination, which is held twice yearly.


  • Providing the Examination Department with a draft of the examination paper together with the answer keys at least six months prior to the DRCOG examination.
  • Reviewing the performance of SBA questions, and analysing results.
  • Modifying questions where necessary.
  • Maintaining question banks for all questions and writing new questions.
  • Undertaking other matters relating to the DRCOG examination, as required by the Examination and Assessment Committee.
  • Providing updates, on committee related issues, to the Examination and Assessment Committee.



  • Chair, selected by competitive interview, according to the approved role description
  • 7 members selected according to the approved role description
    • Membership of the Sub-committee should reflect those special interests relevant to women’s health and primary care, including reproductive health/family planning.
    • At least 1 member should be a representative of general practice with MRCGP.
  • Chair of the Examination and Assessment Committee, ex officio



  • Dr Sanjay Rao – Committee Chair
  • Dr Danielle Abbot
  • Dr Hijab Batool
  • Dr Victoria Logan
  • Dr Charlotte Porter
  • Miss Sarah-Jane Lam
  • Mr Paijat Bhattacharjee


Elsewhere on the site

2021 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and events
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure