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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 Winter 2019 issue

Fond farewell (PDF)

As the RCOG enters its final year at Sussex Place before moving to its new home at London Bridge, O&G magazine digs into the archives to commemorate this historic building.

Civility Saves Lives (PDF)

A medical environment where staff treat each other well is a safer one. O&G magazine speaks to Chris Turner from the campaign ‘Civility Saves Lives’ to discover how patient safety is improved in a professional, respectful environment.

Women’s Network (PDF)

Ensuring women are at the heart of care is fundamental to the RCOG’s work. O&G magazine speaks to Kate Brian, Chair of the Women’s Network, to discover how the network is influencing every aspect of the College’s work.

SAS and Trust doctors (PDF)

They’re known as ‘the secret army of support’: the doctors who work alongside trainees
and consultants, working resident on-call rotas, running clinics and plugging rota gaps. O&G magazine speaks to Laura Hipple, SAS and Trust Doctor Lead about the College’s work to improve the visibility of SAS and Trust doctors.


Read the full magazine

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 Winter 2018



Highlights from the Summer 2018 issue

Working together to improve maternity services (PDF)

Despite UK maternity service safety having improved dramatically in the last 30 years, there is still lots to be done. O&G magazine speaks to Michele Upton, Head of Maternity and Neonatal Transformation Programmes at NHS Improvement, and Matthew Jolly, National Clinical Director for Maternity and Women’s Health at NHS England, about the programmes in place to improve maternity safety.

Our move to Union Street (PDF)

The development of the RCOG’s new headquarters in Union Street near London Bridge are well under way. Here’s the vision for our new home.

Retaining our workforce (PDF)

When a survey revealed 75% of O&G trainees had thought about leaving the specialty training programme, it was time to take action. O&G magazine speaks to Jo Mountfield and Heidi Stelling about the steps being taken to support trainees.                      

Supporting new consultants (PDF)

Making the change to becoming a consultant can be a difficult. In this article, we learn how Sabrina o’Dwyer and Ted Adams managed this transition by looking to colleagues for support, and are now setting up similar networks for new consultants.

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RCOG Fellows, Members, Trainees and Associates can read all of these articles and more in the full Summer 2018 O&G magazine as part of their membership benefits. Please sign into the site to access the link below.




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