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14 May 2021

Maternity Colleges welcome COVID-19 vaccine access update

The RCOG and the Royal College of Midwives have welcomed moves to ensure pregnant women are able to get the right COVID-19 vaccination. 

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12 May 2021

RCOG welcomes new documentary about the menopause

The RCOG welcomes a new documentary on Channel 4 about the menopause with Davina McCall.

7 May 2021

Maternity Royal Colleges express concern about access to COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women, following change in guidance around the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine

The RCOG and RCM have today expressed concern that pregnant women invited for vaccination are still struggling to access the right COVID vaccine for them.

29 April 2021

UK Government cut to UNFPA “unconscionable attack” on global women’s health

The UK Government has proposed an 85% cut to UNFPA, the flagship UN programme delivering funding for sexual and reproductive healthcare globally.

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27 April 2021

New research calls for comprehensive reform of miscarriage care and treatment

A new three-paper report - The Lancet Series on Miscarriage -  highlights that the current approach to miscarriage care must be improved.

16 April 2021

Vaccine choice for pregnant women welcomed by maternity Royal Colleges

The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has today announced it will be offering pregnant women the COVID-19 vaccine, in line with the vaccine roll out plan for the UK.

1 April 2021

RCOG responds to Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report

RCOG Race Equality Taskforce co-chairs respond to the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report


25 March 2021

Royal Colleges welcome ‘significant’ maternity funding boost

Two leading Royal Colleges have welcomed a significant injection of funding for maternity services. 

23 March 2021

HFEA report shows inequities in fertility treatment

A report by the HFEA has found that fertility treatment less successful for ethnic minority patients. 

6 March 2021

RCOG welcomes new Women's Health Strategy

RCOG responds to the government's launch of a new Women's Health Strategy.

2 March 2021

Endometriosis Awareness Month

March marked the start of Endometriosis Awareness Month. New research shows 62 per cent of women and girls would put off going to the doctor with symptoms of endometriosis.

19 February 2021

Royal Colleges update national guidance on COVID-19 and pregnancy

The RCOG and the Royal College of Midwives have today released updated national guidance to healthcare professionals about managing COVID-19 infection in pregnancy.


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