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BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the RCOG’s academic research journal.

Read BJOG online

Fellows and Members

Please note: you will need to be signed in to the RCOG website to access BJOG online.

Non-members and individual subscribers

Non-members have limited access to BJOG content here, and can also find out how to subscribe to BJOG.

If you already subscribe to BJOG but are not a Fellow or Member of the RCOG, you can access BJOG via Wiley Online Library.

About BJOG

BJOG coverBJOG is an editorially independent publication owned by the RCOG. The journal publishes original, peer-reviewed work in all areas of obstetrics and gynaecology, including contraception, urogynaecology, fertility, oncology and clinical practice.

  • Editor: Professor Khalid Khan
  • Print ISSN: 1470-0328
  • Online ISSN: 1471-0528
  • Current volume: 121
  • Frequency: monthly
  • Impact factor (2013): 3.862
  • Ranking (2013): 6/78

In January 1902 the first issue of The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire was published, which led with a most fitting and insightful article written by Dr Hart, who called to make the 20th century one of the greatest in the history of obstetrics. Since then BJOG has published papers on an incredible range of issues – from puerperal sepsis to HIV, and from preimplantation genetic diagnosis to assessing radical pelvic procedure. Gynaecological surgery has also advanced tremendously and we are proud to have been there to record every discovery and report each new finding. After 100 years BJOG is still going strong and we hope there is much more to come.

Our friendly team works closely with our publishers, Wiley-Blackwell, to ensure we publish the highest quality of medical research in women’s health worldwide. BJOG has 13 issues a year: 12 monthly issues and one themed issue published in January.

BJOG iPhone/iPad app

Fellows and Members of the RCOG can access all content on the BJOG iPhone/iPad app as part of their membership benefits. You’ll need to be logged into the website to access the app.

For non-members, full access to BJOG content via the app is now included in a subscription (personal or institutional) to the journal.

Information for authors

Please see our resources for authors and instructions on how to submit a paper.

BJOG CPD questions in TOG

Each issue of TOG now contains CPD-creditable questions relating to BJOG papers. The questions can be answered in the usual way via your CPD ePortfolio.

Contact us

To find out who to contact for any BJOG-related query, please see the BJOG contacts page.

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