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25 November 2021

New safety data from UKHSA provides more evidence that COVID-19 vaccine is safe in pregnancy

RCOG joins DHSC in urging pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine

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11 November 2021

RCOG responds to latest MBRRACE-UK Maternal report

RCOG responds to MBRRACE-UK report on preventing maternal deaths and morbidity betweeen 2017 and 2019. 

5 November 2021

£3 million funding to support the Avoiding Brain Injury in Childbirth programme

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced a further £3 million in funding for the joint RCOG, RCM and THIS Institute ABC programme to improve maternity safety.

2 November 2021

RCOG responds to Lancet report linking adverse birth outcomes to inequality

RCOG responds to new research published in The Lancet today. Looking at more than one million births, it reveals that thousands of adverse birth outcomes in England due to socioeconomic and racial inequalities across the country.

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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.

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.

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.

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’.

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