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Workplace and workforce issues

Information and resources to support doctors in the workplace

Read the O&G Workforce Report 2017

Read the O&G Workforce Report 2017

The O&G Workforce Report 2017 outlines the challenges facing the O&G profession and the commitments the College is making to address them.

Workplace issues

Improving workplace behaviours

The improving workplace behaviours section provides information on the College’s work to address undermining behaviours (e.g. bullying) in the workplace.

Support for doctors in difficulty

The support for doctors in difficulty section provides information and resources for doctors in difficulty, including information about mentoring.

Returning to practice

The returning to practice section signposts useful resources for doctors returning to clinical practice after a period of absence.

High Court ruling on GMC v Bawa-Garba

The RCOG's response to the Bawa-Garba ruling and useful links and resources.


Workforce planning and development

Workforce planning

The workforce planning section contains the College’s annual workforce census.

Workforce Planning Tool – Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST)

The RCOG has created a workplace planning tool as part of NHS Resolution’s new Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) incentive scheme.

Consultant job planning

The consultant job planning section provides advice on supporting professional activities in the job planning process.

Consultant job description approval

The consultant job description approval process sets out what you need to do to gain RCOG approval for a consultant job description.



Elsewhere on the site

Advice and support for trainees
Trainee-specific information and guidance about workplace issues such as undermining
Invited reviews policy
How the College responds to requests to undertake reviews of O&G services or individual practice