A new study published by The BMJ suggests new estimates of the risks of breast cancer associated with use of different hormone replacement therapy (HRT) preparations in the UK.
The RCOG has responded to a study by Tommy's Manchester Research Centre that shows women from the most deprived socio-economic group were at almost triple the risk of stillbirth than those at the other end of the scale.
The All-Party Political Group (APPG) has today published the findings of its inquiry into endometriosis.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications caused by the flu virus.
To mark the first meeting of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ (RCOG) Race Equality Taskforce, the RCOG and Five X More, have today launched ‘five steps for healthcare professionals’, a campaign to help reduce maternal health disparities in the UK.
Learning the lessons of the first wave of COVID-19 is vital if we are to ensure the safe delivery of maternity services. These are the recommendations from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), who between them represent the majority of maternity staff, as services begin to prepare for a second wave.
On 28 September the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) joins sexual and reproductive health professionals and advocates around the world to mark International Safe Abortion Day.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed attempts by anti-choice organisations to restrict access to abortion.
Two new evaluation papers exploring the impact of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ and Royal College of Midwives’ OASI Care Bundle have been published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and BMJ Open.
The Department of Health and Social Care has today published new statistics which show the number of abortions between January and June 2020.
A framework has been developed by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and the Society and College of Radiographers, in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement, to support maternity services with the local reintroduction of hospital visitors and individuals accompanying women to appointments.
Today two leading Royal Colleges have said its vital that all pregnant women admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have multi-disciplinary maternity care from the start and that the information given to pregnant women must be accessible to all. Responding to a new report from the MBRRACE-UK Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) said that clarity is key when providing specific advice to women with COVID-19 during pregnancy and after birth. They also stated the need for special attention to be paid to those at higher risk, including Black, Asian and minority ethnic women, including providing access to an interpreter where needed.
Commenting on the announcement made on Tuesday 18th August by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to restructure Public Health England (PHE) into the National Institute for Health Protection, Dr Ranee Thakar, Senior Vice President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, said:
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