The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (November 14) launched a Women’s Health Taskforce for England.
The latest report from the RCOG’s Each Baby Counts clinical initiative shows there was a 14% increase in the number completed local investigations into stillbirths, neonatal deaths and severe brain injuries that occurred from incidents during term labour in 2016 across the UK, when compared to 2015.
Campaign group, Fertility Fairness, has today released new figures which show England’s clinical commission groups (CCGs) are rationing access to NHS fertility services by setting their own access criteria.
The Government will consult on fortifying flour with folic acid to prevent birth defects, Public Health Minister Steve Brine has announced today.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) welcome Diana Johnson MP’s Ten Minute Rule Bill on the decriminalisation of abortion, which will be introduced in Parliament today.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is set to welcome a new Chief Executive.
The RCOG is committed to helping every woman have a good birth, with the best possible experience, which includes facilitating and supporting women to make informed choices about how they give birth. We are working with other UK organisations to promote vaginal births wherever appropriate and where a caesarean birth is the safest option for mother and baby this should always be recommended.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published draft guidance on the management of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
Today marks Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion.The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) strongly support universal access to safe, legal, high quality and compassionate abortion care for women and girls around the world.
Early diagnosis and specialised care will help to reduce harms associated with complications of the placenta – known as placenta praevia and placenta accreta – and ensure the safest possible outcome for mother and baby, concludes latest guidance from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
At the General Meeting of the RCOG held at the College on Friday 21 September 2018, all Resolutions to amend the Regulations were passed. A revised version of the Regulations will be published on the website shortly.
For several years the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have pressed the case for buffer zones. Over the last 12 months alone, at least 29 providers have been affected, at both NHS and independent facilities.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and The British Society of Urogynaecologyare aware of the Scottish Chief Medical Officer’s announcement of a temporary and immediate halt on the use of transvaginal mesh for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse while robust safety protocols are established.
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