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Confusing fertility advice sparking unnecessary worry among UK women

14 March 2019

New data released by RCOG highlights widespread concern UK women are feeling in the face of conflicting fertility information.


RCOG/FSRH welcome RCGP vote on decriminalisation of abortion

22 February 2019

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has voted in favour of the decriminalisation of abortion in the UK today.


RCOG/FSRH launch abortion care resource for secondary schools

31 January 2019

Today the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and  launch a free educational resource on abortion care to support teachers with relationships and sex education


RCOG response to CQC survey of women’s experiences of maternity care

29 January 2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published survey results outlining the experiences of 17,600 women who gave birth in February last year, as well as the quality of antenatal and postnatal support they received. 


Vegetables & fish diet linked to lower risk of high blood pressure in pregnancy

24 January 2019

Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fish is associated with a lower risk of a woman developing high blood pressure, and a related condition known as pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, suggests a large study published in BJOG: An International Journal


The RCOG receives the Investors in People Silver Standard

14 January 2019

The RCOG is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the Investors in People Silver Standard


Presidential election - call for nominations

14 January 2019

Nominations are now open for the election of a new President for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


RCOG/FSRH joint statement in response to the NHS England Long Term Plan

7 January 2019

The NHS Long Term Plan has been announced today to ensure that patients will be supported with world-class care at every stage of their life. The plans are backed by the funding increase of £20.5 billion every year by 2023 to 2024 for the NHS in


RCOG statement in response to new maternity package

30 December 2018

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has announced a new NHS maternity package for England. Mothers and new babies will be offered better support through measures that will improve safety, quality and continuity of care.


RCOG review on antenatal and postnatal analgesia

13 December 2018

A new Scientific Impact Paper from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) sets out guidance on the management of pain medication for women during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


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