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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.


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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.


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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.


The Menopause: Facts and misinformation

8 October 2021

October is Menopause Awareness Month. Dr Edward Morris, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists discuses misinformation about the menopause, and the importance of tailored menopausal advice.


Monthly blog from RCOG President

8 October 2021

Over the past four weeks, activity at our new home at Union Street in London has steadily increased as more staff have been able to return to the office...


The Role of the RCOG in improving maternity safety

15 September 2021

Watch: Dr Eddie Morris, President of the RCOG, talks about the importance of patient safety, and the College’s role in improving maternity and newborn safety


RCOG marks World Patient Safety Day

13 September 2021

To mark the World Health Organisation’s annual World Patient Safety Day, which takes place on Friday 17 September, the RCOG will be highlighting the College’s work to improve safe maternal and newborn care.


Monthly blog from RCOG President

3 September 2021

No-one in our profession, seeing the unfolding crisis in Afghanistan over the past weeks, can fail to be concerned about the impact of the turmoil on the rights and health of women in the country and those who have been evacuated abroad...


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