Today, the Court of Session in Scotland has announced its decision to uphold the Scottish Government’s agreement to enable women to take misoprostol - the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion – at home.
Egg freezing can benefit women, particularly those who may face infertility for medical reasons, such as chemotherapy treatment for certain cancers. But the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists suggests caution for women who wish to freeze their eggs for social reasons.
Two doctors from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will jump on their bikes for the almighty Prudential RideLondon to raise money for ‘Each Baby Counts’ – a national quality improvement programme to reduce the number of babies who die or are left severely disabled during labour.
RCOG statement on the speech by new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matthew Hancock, on his priorities for the NHS.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has today published a report into anaesthetic care, as part of its national quality improvement programme into stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during childbirth.
Presidents of key organisations supporting the rights of women and girls across the world are today calling on Theresa May to raise the crucial issue of sexual and reproductive health with the US President during their bilateral talks.
Women in England should be allowed to take misoprostol - the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion - just like their peers in Scotland and Wales, argue healthcare leaders, in an editorial published in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health today.
The RCOG congratulates the new Health Secretary on his appointment and very much looks forward to working with him on the future of women’s healthcare.
The RCOG awaits further detail around an announcement that there will be a temporary halt around the use of surgical mesh for stress urinary incontinence.
In October 2017, the Chief Medical Officer and Health Secretary in Scotland recognised a woman’s home as a safe and acceptable place to take misoprostol, the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion.
The stillbirth rate associated with twin pregnancy in the UK has reduced by around 44% over the period 2014 to 2016, according to the latest perinatal mortality report from MBRRACE-UK published today. Rates of neonatal mortality associated with twin pregnancy have reduced by a third.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, in partnership with Tommy’s, Public Health England and the UCL Institute for Women’s Health, is delighted to announce the launch of a new digital tool, Planning for Pregnancy.
Women who smoke and are obese during pregnancy are more likely to have daughters who develop polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) later in life, according to a large study published online in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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