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FSRH/RCOG statement on buffer zones outside abortion clinics

13 September 2018

For several years the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have pressed the case for buffer zones. Over the last 12 months alone, at least 29 providers have been affected, at both


RCOG/BSUG statement on the restricted use of transvaginal mesh in Scotland

12 September 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and The British Society of Urogynaecologyare aware of the Scottish Chief Medical Officer’s announcement of a temporary and immediate halt on the use of transvaginal mesh for stress urinary


Notice of a General Meeting of the RCOG

6 September 2018

There will be a General Meeting of the College at 5pm on 21 September 2018 in the Lecture Theatre, RCOG, Sussex Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RG to consider a number of Resolutions to change the College Regulations.


RCOG statement in response to the NGA report on twin pregnancy costs

4 September 2018

A new report, produced by the RCOG’s National Guideline Alliance, reveals that twin births are almost three times as expensive as singleton births. The findings show that the average cost to the NHS is £13,959 for a twin birth, while a singleton


Statement on RCOG invited review into Shrewsbury and Telford maternity services

31 August 2018

The RCOG was invited by Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust to assess its maternity and neonatal services. The report included 37 recommendations to drive improvements. Patient safety and the highest possible standards of care are always the


Benign gynaecological care report shows variations between NHS trusts

30 August 2018

The first ever national report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) into benign gynaecological care shows some variations between NHS trusts across England.


RCOG & FSRH statement on women in England being able to take misoprostol at home

25 August 2018

Today the Government has announced home use of misoprostol, the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion, will be legalised for women in England.


RCOG statement about Birthrights report on maternal requests for caesareans

21 August 2018

A new report reveals that some Trusts across the UK do not have policy or guidance on maternal requests for caesareans.


FSRH/RCOG statement in response to the Scottish judicial review

15 August 2018

Today, the Court of Session in Scotland has announced its decision to uphold the Scottish Government’s agreement to enable women to take misoprostol - the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion – at home.


RCOG suggests caution over social egg freezing

8 August 2018

Egg freezing can benefit women, particularly those who may face infertility for medical reasons, such as chemotherapy treatment for certain cancers. But the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists suggests caution for women who wish to


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