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Monthly blog from RCOG President

14 January 2022

I hope very much that over the holiday period you were able to get some downtime and were able to be with your family and friends...


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Providing a new care pathway for people with thoracic endometriosis

10 January 2022

Martin Hirsch discusses the debilitating gynaecological condition thoracic endometriosis, and why the British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) and RCOG have been working to develop a new care pathway for people with the condition.

“You like my toenails?” Caring for pregnant migrant women

18 December 2021

Consultant obstetrician Dr Brenda Kelly speaks of her experiences caring for two vulnerable pregnant migrant women, and the brutal charging system which prevents many other women in their position accessing the maternity care they need.

Virginity testing: My story

17 December 2021

Child marriage survivor and campaigner Payzee Mahmod shares her experience of ‘honour’ based abuse, as we mark the UN’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence


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Monthly blog from RCOG President

17 December 2021

It is festive tradition for leaders to write retrospective prose to their members and employees with highlights of the year gone past...


The ways data are used for vital research

30 November 2021

Four experts explore how data are used across organisations to improve healthcare and maternity outcomes for everyone.


Post-traumatic stress disorder – part of our normal working life?

17 November 2021

Dr Andrew Weeks, consultant obstetrician, discusses the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder in members and trainees that witness traumatic events while working in healthcare, and the need to adequately support these colleagues.


Monthly blog from RCOG President

11 November 2021

This month I delayed writing my blog as I wanted to ensure I could report back to you fresh from my attendance at COP26....


How inequalities impact maternal and perinatal care

11 November 2021

Kirstin Webster discusses the latest report by the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit looking at differences in maternity outcomes.


Let's break the silence around fertility

4 November 2021

This National Fertility Week, Dr Virginia Beckett discusses fertility education, how important it is that men and women are aware of their fertility at a young age, and what you might need to know if you do want children in the future.


Folic acid fortification of non-wholemeal wheat flour in the UK

25 October 2021

Professor Mark Kilby explores the Government's decision to add Folic acid to non-wholemeal wheat flour, and discusses why this is a major public health win.


Pushing fast-forward on maternity care through digital innovation

19 October 2021

Professor Basky Thilaganathan writes about the importance of digital innovation in improving maternity care. He introduces the Tommy's App, a clinical decision tool developed for women and maternity staff. Through individualised AI risk assessment, the tool aims to prevent stillbirths and premature births.


Periods, textbooks and plastic cups

11 October 2021

This International Day of the Girl, Dr Isioma Okolo from our Race Equality Taskforce discusses the ongoing stigma around periods, and the impact on this has on inequality both in the UK and around the world.


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