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Women’s Health Taskforce for England is Launched

14 November 2018

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (November 14) launched a Women’s Health Taskforce for England.


Latest Each Baby Counts report published

13 November 2018

The latest report from the RCOG’s Each Baby Counts clinical initiative shows there was a 14% increase in the number completed local investigations into stillbirths, neonatal deaths and severe brain injuries that occurred from incidents during term


RCOG statement in response to IVF rationing in England

29 October 2018

Campaign group, Fertility Fairness, has today released new figures which show England’s clinical commission groups (CCGs) are rationing access to NHS fertility services by setting their own access criteria.


RCOG/FSRH response to consultation on fortifying flour with folic acid

23 October 2018

The Government will consult on fortifying flour with folic acid to prevent birth defects, Public Health Minister Steve Brine has announced today.


RCOG/FSRH joint statement on Diana Johnson MP's Abortion Bill 2018

23 October 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) welcome Diana Johnson MP’s Ten Minute Rule Bill on the decriminalisation of abortion, which will be introduced in Parliament today. &


New Chief Executive for the RCOG

23 October 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is set to welcome a new Chief Executive.


RCOG statement on The Lancet series about caesarean births

12 October 2018

The RCOG is committed to helping every woman have a good birth, with the best possible experience, which includes facilitating and supporting women to make informed choices about how they give birth. We are working with other UK organisations to


RCOG/BSUG statement on draft NICE guidance on SUI and POP

9 October 2018

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published draft guidance on the management of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.


RCOG/FSRH statement on access to safe and legal abortion care worldwide

28 September 2018

Today marks Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion.The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) strongly support universal access to safe, legal, high


Early diagnosis key to reducing harm from placental complications

27 September 2018

Early diagnosis and specialised care will help to reduce harms associated with complications of the placenta – known as placenta praevia and placenta accreta – and ensure the safest possible outcome for mother and baby, concludes latest guidance


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