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26 October 2021

RCOG supports calls for international governments to act on climate change

In the lead up to the United Nations 2021 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, the RCOG is supporting the FIGO's call-to-action to take a leadership role in the climate crisis.


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22 October 2021

Maternity Colleges urge pregnant women to have flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine this winter

The RCOG and RCM are urging pregnant women to have the flu vaccine alongside the COVID-19 vaccine this winter to protect themselves and their babies.

21 October 2021

RCOG, RCPCH and UKHACC call for urgent environmental action to protect the health of children, pregnant women and their babies

RCOG, RCPCH and the UKHACC welcome the Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change report

19 October 2021

New draft guideline outlines best practice for treating recurrent miscarriage

A new draft Recurrent Miscarriage guideline is out for consultation by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, endorsing a groundbreaking model of care for women who have one or more miscarriages.


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14 October 2021

Maternity Colleges welcome latest MBRRACE-UK report

RCOG and RCM have welcomed the latest MBRRACE report released today, which looks at the rates of stillbirths and neonatal deaths during 2019.


11 October 2021

RCOG supports calls from NHS to pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19

RCOG supports calls from the NHS to encourage pregnant women to get the COVID-19 vaccine as new data shows that nearly 20% of the most critically ill COVID-19 patients are pregnant women who have not been vaccinated.


22 September 2021

RCOG responds to HMP Bronzefield report

The RCOG responds to a prisons and probation ombudsman (PPO) report into the death of a baby at HMP Bronzefield.


21 September 2021

RCOG responds to CQC maternity services report

The RCOG responds to a new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into England’s maternity services.


17 September 2021

World Patient Safety Day 2021

The RCOG marks World Patient Safety Day 2021, with the focus this year on ‘Safe Maternal and Newborn care’.


16 September 2021

Pregnant women eligible for the COVID-19 booster vaccine urged to take up offer

The RCOG is urging all pregnant women eligible for the COVID-19 booster vaccine to take up the offer.


16 September 2021

RCOG responds to latest HSIB report

The RCOG has responded to the latest HSIB report into maternity care during the first wave of the pandemic.


9 September 2021

Structural weaknesses in maternity funding exposed by COVID, say maternity Royal Colleges

More than a decade of under-investment and an over-reliance on committed staff has been brutally exposed by the pandemic, according to the RCOG and Royal College of Midwives (RCM).


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