The framework builds on the Standards for Gynaecology published by the RCOG in 2008. The new framework provides an up-to-date structure for the delivery of quality improvement and safe care in gynaecology.
The framework covers both scheduled and unscheduled gynaecology care, including:
- Point of referral
- Initial assessment
- Post-operative and inpatient care
- Follow-up and discharge
It also covers specialist gynaecology, with example models of care and links to further information in a range of specialist areas.
The gynaecology framework is part of the College’s programme of work focused on providing quality care for women, which also includes: