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O&G: the RCOG’s membership magazine

O&G is the membership magazine of the RCOG. Its aim is to keep our members and trainees up to date in the latest developments in women’s healthcare.

The focus of O&G is to raise awareness and tackle workforce issues as well as providing support resources and information to aid your daily practice and ongoing professional development.


Highlights from the Spring 2018 issue

Supporting our doctors (PDF)

How the RCOG is helping employers and doctors to manage complaints more effectively. O&G magazine talks to Professor Tom Bourne, Mr Christopher Lees and Dr Alison Wright about the work of the Supporting Our Doctors Task Group.

In areas of conflict, all essential health services fall down (PDF)

Dr Fawzia Hossain addressed our International Women’s Day event in March, talking about her work with Rohingya refugees. O&G magazine caught up with her to find out more.

Sexual harassment (PDF)

The #MeToo movement has shone a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace and the medical profession is not exempt. We examine the role of the RCOG and the steps being taken by the College.

Maternity Voices Partnerships (PDF)

Maternity Voices Partnerships are key to implementing the recommendations in Better Births. O&G magazine talks to Lisa Ramsey and Florence Wilcock about how MVPs can review, contribute and co-design local maternity care.


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RCOG Fellows, Members, Trainees and Associates can read all of these articles and more in the full O&G magazine as part of their membership benefits. Please sign into the site to access the link below.

O&G Magazine Spring 2018



Highlights from the Winter 2017 issue

O&G Winter 2017: Staying Power
Staying Power [PDF]

Attrition rates from O&G training have risen sharply, with 89% of trainees surveyed stating they have at some point felt low in mood, depressed or anxious since starting training. The profession is responding to this trend, offering trainees support and resources they need to stay the course

O&G Winter 2017: Big Interview Terence Stephenson
Big Interview: Terence Stephenson, Chair of the GMC [PDF]

For some doctors, the only time they’ll have contact with the GMC is when they receive a letter informing them they’re being investigated over a complaint. In this exclusive interview, GMC chair Terence Stephenson looks to highlight the work of the GMC as a resource for support alongside its regulatory role.

O&G Winter 2017: Maternity Transformation Programme
Maternity Transformation Programme: how to get involved [PDF]

The Maternity Transformation Programme (MTP) began in July 2016 to implement the recommendations in Better Births, which set out an ambitious vision for the future of maternity services in England. Nearly 18 months on, what progress has been made?

O&G Winter 2017: Future of abortion care
The future of abortion care [PDF]

It is 50 years since the Abortion Act 1967 allowed women to legally end unwanted pregnancies in certain circumstances. The RCOG believes now is the time to separate abortion from criminal law and re-focus the discussion on modernising abortion services.

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RCOG Fellows, Members, Trainees and Associates can read all of these articles and more in the full Winter 2017 O&G magazine as part of their membership benefits. Please sign into the site to access the link below.



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