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RCOG response to study on induction of labour

21 November 2019

Inducing labour at 41 weeks in low risk pregnancies is associated with a lower risk of newborn death compared with expectant management (a “wait and see” approach) until 42 weeks, suggests a trial published by The BMJ.


RCOG response to Ockenden review leak

20 November 2019

A leaked status update on an independent maternity review into cases of serious and potentially serious concern at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust has been published by The Independent newspaper and subsequently other media outlets.


New OASI patient information launched

29 October 2019

New resources for women affected by obstetric anal sphincter injury, or vaginal tearing during birth, have been developed and published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists today.


RCOG/FSRH response to interim guidance on abortion care in Northern Ireland

22 October 2019

“Today marks a historic step in a long campaign to secure safe and compassionate abortion care for women in Northern Ireland," said Professor Lesley Regan, President of the RCOG.


RCOG updated patient information and consent advice on morcellation

10 October 2019

The RCOG has published consent advice and patient information for women offered a myomectomy or hysterectomy using morcellation, to reflect the latest emerging evidence.


New guidance to improve access to abortion care

25 September 2019

Women should be given the choice of a medical or surgical abortion and be able to refer themselves to abortion care services directly, says new clinical guidance published jointly by the RCOG and NICE today.


RCOG Statement: New team of Officers elected

20 September 2019

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is pleased to announce the next Vice Presidents of the RCOG.


Royal Colleges response to latest clinical findings from the NMPA

12 September 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit is a major analysis of NHS maternity and neonatal services in Britain. Launched in 2016, it uses data collected by hospitals to evaluate a range of care processes and outcomes, and produces high-quality


RCOG appoints first Lay Chair of Trustees

4 September 2019

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has appointed Baroness Tessa Blackstone as the first independent chair of its Trustee board.


RCOG/BMS response to Lancet study

30 August 2019

Joint Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists & British Menopause Society statement in response to the Lancet study on HRT use and breast cancer risk. 


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