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13 May 2019

Presidential Election 2019 – voting is open

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

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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.

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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.

29 March 2019

Thirteen UK healthcare bodies launch ‘pragmatic’ guidance on valproate use

Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to launch new practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals around   valproate use in women and girls in their reproductive years.

14 March 2019

Confusing fertility advice sparking unnecessary worry among UK women

New data released by RCOG highlights widespread concern UK women are feeling in the face of conflicting fertility information.

22 February 2019

RCOG/FSRH welcome RCGP vote on decriminalisation of abortion

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has voted in favour of the decriminalisation of abortion in the UK today.

31 January 2019

RCOG/FSRH launch abortion care resource for secondary schools

Today the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and  launch a free educational resource on abortion care to support teachers with relationships and sex education lessons in secondary schools in the UK.


29 January 2019

RCOG response to CQC survey of women’s experiences of maternity care

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published survey results outlining the experiences of 17,600 women who gave birth in February last year, as well as the quality of antenatal and postnatal support they received. 

24 January 2019

Vegetables & fish diet linked to lower risk of high blood pressure in pregnancy

Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fish is associated with a lower risk of a woman developing high blood pressure, and a related condition known as pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, suggests a large study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

14 January 2019

The RCOG receives the Investors in People Silver Standard

The RCOG is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the Investors in People Silver Standard

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