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Guidelines Committee

Meeting dates (10:00–16:30)


  • 22 February
  • 17 May
  • 6 September
  • 22 November


Reporting mechanism

The Guidelines Committee reports to the Clinical Quality Board.


  • To develop and update guidelines as determined by the Board.
  • To collaborate with other organisations and produce or endorse guidelines, as determined by the Board.
  • To collaborate with other committees on other College activities (e.g. audits, Scientific Advisory Committee papers, scientific meetings, study groups) as determined by the Board.
  • To provide comments on consultation documents, particularly most NICE guidelines, quality standards and technology evaluations.
  • To facilitate and approve the care pathways for Map of Medicine.
  • To produce consent information.


Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Tel: +44 20 7045 6749


  • Dr Manish Gupta MRCOG
  • Dr Andrew Thomson MRCOG  

Shadow Chairs

  • Dr MA Ledingham MRCOG
  • Dr B Magowan FRCOG


  • Dr M Davies (NICE Clinical Advisor)
  • Mr B Doak (NICE Guidelines Commissioning Manager)
  • Mr R Fernando FRCOG
  • Dr S Hussain MRCOG (Trainee Representative)
  • Dr M Jolly (NHS England Representative)
  • Dr S Karavolos MRCOG
  • Mr B Kumar FRCOG
  • Ms J Leonard (Women’s Network Representative)
  • Dr C Love (NHS Scotland Representative)
  • Dr A Macleod FRCOG
  • Mr A McKelvey MRCOG
  • Mr E Morris FRCOG (Vice President, Clinical Quality)
  • Ms R Russell (Women’s Network Representative)
  • Dr P Sarkar FRCOG
  • Dr R Trochez MRCOG
  • Director of Clinical Quality, RCOG
  • Clinical Effectiveness Manager, RCOG


Elsewhere on the site

2018 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2018
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure