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13 June 2019

RCOG response to latest abortion statistics in England and Wales

The Department of Health and Social Care has published statistics today which show the number of abortions carried out in England and Wales is at its highest level.


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13 June 2019

RCOG response to Government consultation on fortifying flour with folic acid

The Government is consulting on plans to add folic acid to flour to help prevent birth defects such as spina bifida.

7 June 2019

New President of the RCOG elected

Dr Edward Morris (Eddie) has been elected President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and will take up office in December 2019.

7 June 2019

RCOG response to the independent review into gross negligence manslaughter

The General Medical Council has published an independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide.


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7 June 2019

RCOG statement on reports of sexual and physical assaults on women in Sudan

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is extremely concerned by recent reports from Sudan of multiple sexual and physical assaults on women and medical staff amid violence in the capital Khartoum.


3 June 2019

RCOG response to the Interim NHS People Plan

The Interim NHS People Plan, published today, sets out a vision for those working in the NHS to enable them to deliver commitments outlined in the Long Term Plan.


2 June 2019

RCOG, FSRH and RCGP respond to the Health and Social Care Committee sexual health report

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of General Practitioners respond to Sexual Health inquiry report by the Health and Social Care Committee published today.


13 May 2019

Presidential Election 2019 – voting is open

Voting for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Presidential Election is now open.


7 May 2019

Presidential Election 2019 – Q&A session with candidates

For the first time in its history, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is extending voting in its 2019 Presidential Election to the broader UK and Ireland membership.


30 April 2019

RCOG invited review of maternity services at Cwm Taf Health Board

In January 2019, the RCOG carried out an independent invited review of the quality and safety of care provided by the maternity services at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. The report, published in full today by the Welsh Government, assesses the safety, accountability and governance arrangements of maternity services at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital and Prince Charles Hospital sites.


12 April 2019

Abortion care services should offer women a choice of procedure, says new guidance

Abortion care services should be able to offer women a choice of medical or surgical procedures, says draft NICE and RCOG guidance published today.


4 April 2019

UK health organisations launch an anti-bullying and undermining resource

A new resource that brings together the range of work being conducted across the medical professions to eradicate workplace bullying is being launched by a coalition of leading health organisations today.

 


2 April 2019

RCOG/BSUG response to NICE guidance on incontinence and prolapse

Final clinical guidance and patient decision aids on stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse have been launched by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence today.


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