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Latest MBRRACE-UK report published

14 January 2021

The RCOG responds to the latest MBRRACE-UK report Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care which examines the care received by women who die during or up to a year after pregnancy in the UK between 2016 and 2018.     

Updated advice on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding

30 December 2020

The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI

COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy

17 December 2020

Read the RCOG's statement about having the COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy.

RCOG responds to revised NHS coronavirus guidelines around pregnancy

16 December 2020

RCOG responds to revised coronavirus guidelines released by the NHS allowing pregnant women to have their partner present during scans, labour and birth.

Safety must be the driving force behind every decision say maternity Royal Colleges

15 December 2020

Putting themselves front and centre in the efforts to make the UK the safest and best place to give birth, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are proposing a bold and ambitious vision

Actions in Donna Ockenden Review must be acted upon immediately by all maternity services say RCOG and RCM

10 December 2020

The RCOG and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have today welcomed the Ockenden Review. Read our full response here.  

RCOG responds to latest ONS stillbirth data

7 December 2020

The RCOG responds to the latest stillbirth statistics released by Office of National Statistics.    

Bristol obstetrician first female to be awarded prestigious science medal

3 December 2020

Professor Jane Norman is the first woman to be awarded the RCOG's prestigious Eardley Holland Gold Medal.  

Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published

2 December 2020

Leading Colleges have released advice for healthcare professionals to ensure they provide screening results to pregnant women and their partners in an unbiased and non-directive way.

RCOG receives funding for project into COVID-19 and maternal health

26 November 2020

The Health Foundation has awarded a grant for a project looking at whether changes to maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic have affected existing inequalities.

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