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12 September 2019

Royal Colleges response to latest clinical findings from the NMPA

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit is a major analysis of NHS maternity and neonatal services in Britain. Launched in 2016, it uses data collected by hospitals to evaluate a range of care processes and outcomes, and produces high-quality information about services.

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4 September 2019

RCOG appoints first Lay Chair of Trustees

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has appointed Baroness Tessa Blackstone as the first independent chair of its Trustee board.

30 August 2019

RCOG/BMS response to Lancet study

Joint Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists & British Menopause Society statement in response to the Lancet study on HRT use and breast cancer risk. 

23 August 2019

RCOG, BMS and FSRH position on ongoing HRT shortages

Around a million women in the UK use HRT to relieve the symptoms of the menopause.

The Royal College of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the British Menopause Society and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Heath care are receiving multiple queries from women who are unable to access their hormone replacement therapy products due to ongoing manufacturing and supply issues. Clinicians are also reporting that HRT is becoming increasingly difficult to prescribe.

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16 August 2019

RCOG forms alliance with RCM to launch Tommy’s National Centre

Tommy’s, The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have formed an alliance to launch The Tommy’s National Centre for Maternity Improvement which will be established from 1 September 2019.

7 August 2019

RCOG statement in response to Government review of NHS pensions contribution

Today the Department of Health and Social Care has announced it will open a new public consultation proposing full flexibility over the amount senior clinicians put into their pension.

11 July 2019

Royal Colleges respond to the latest findings from the NMPA

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) is a large evaluation of NHS maternity and neonatal services in Britain.

10 July 2019

RCOG welcomes MPs vote in favour of legalising abortion in Northern Ireland

MPs have backed amendments which require the government to liberalise abortion care in Northern Ireland if devolution is not restored by 21 October 2019.

1 July 2019

RCOG condemns use of emotive language to restrict abortion access

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has joined a coalition of reproductive health organisations to demand media organisations stop using the phrase “heartbeat bill” in their coverage of attempts in some US states to introduce six week abortion bans.

27 June 2019

BJOG impact factor registers another increase

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology now has an impact factor of 5.193, and is ranked 6th out of 83 obstetrics and gynaecology journals in the Journal Citation Reports rankings. The new impact factor is the highest in BJOG’s history.

25 June 2019

RCOG response to top 10 priorities for future infertility research

First study of its kind reveals what the public and health professionals want infertility research to focus on next. The findings are being launched today at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) conference in Vienna.

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