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9 April 2021

RCOG statement in response to change in guidance around the Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine

The RCOG respond to change in guidance around the Oxford Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine.


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1 April 2021

RCOG responds to Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report

RCOG Race Equality Taskforce co-chairs respond to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report


25 March 2021

Royal Colleges welcome ‘significant’ maternity funding boost

Two leading Royal Colleges have welcomed a significant injection of funding for maternity services. 

23 March 2021

HFEA report shows inequities in fertility treatment

A report by the HFEA has found that fertility treatment less successful for ethnic minority patients. 

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6 March 2021

RCOG welcomes new Women's Health Strategy

RCOG responds to the government's launch of a new Women's Health Strategy.

2 March 2021

Endometriosis Awareness Month

March marked the start of Endometriosis Awareness Month. New research shows 62 per cent of women and girls would put off going to the doctor with symptoms of endometriosis.

19 February 2021

Royal Colleges update national guidance on COVID-19 and pregnancy

The RCOG and the Royal College of Midwives have today released updated national guidance to healthcare professionals about managing COVID-19 infection in pregnancy.


19 February 2021

New study finds telemedicine for abortion care is safe and more accessible

A new study has been released analysing the latest national data on early medical abortions from before and after the coronavirus pandemic.

5 February 2021

RCOG marks International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

RCOG joins with organisations to launch series of animations for International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

4 February 2021

RCOG responds to latest HSIB report

RCOG welcomes latest HSIB report which highlights that larger than average babies are at increased risk of nerve damage, brain injury or death when their shoulders get stuck during birth. 

22 January 2021

Only move maternity staff as last resort, Royal Colleges urge hospital CEOs

The RCOG and RCM are urging hospitals not to redeploy staff away from maternity services except as a last resort to ensure care for women and their babies remains safe. 


19 January 2021

The RCOG and the RCM respond to misinformation around Covid-19 vaccine and fertility

The RCOG and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) issue joint statement about Covid-19 vaccinations, fertility and pregnancy. 


15 January 2021

RCOG welcomes Vanessa Kingori MBE onto Race Equality Taskforce

The RCOG is extremely pleased to announce British Vogue Publishing Director, Vanessa Kingori MBE, will be joining as a member of the College’s Race Equality Taskforce.


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