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Useful resources for trainees

This page brings together a range of useful resources that will support you during your training.

Glossary of terms

For definitions of key acronyms and terms you’ll come across during your training:

Useful contacts at the RCOG

Training News

Training News (previously TROG News) is the RCOG’s triannual e-newsletter for registered trainees, containing information and resources designed to support training. Past issues are accessible to registered Trainees only – please sign in to the website to view.

Tax relief on exam and training courses

The College has provided guidance on how trainees may be able to claim tax relief on exams and training courses from the last four years.

ENTOG

ENTOG (the European Network of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology) supports cooperation between O&G trainees across Europe.

Useful links

StratOG (eLearning)

The workplace videos on StratOG demonstrate best practice in specialty training:

  • Best practice demonstrations of workplace-based assessment (WPBA): understanding WPBAs, and how to use mini-CEX, case-based discussions, OSATs and team observation/multisource feedback
  • Giving effective feedback on training: how to deal with issues such as bullying, undermining, staff interactions and providing constructive criticism 

External sites

Elsewhere on the site

Specialty training programme
Overview of specialty training in O&G, including how training is assessed and certified
Curriculum
Specialty training curriculum in O&G – core modules, ultrasound, ATSMs, subspecialty and academic