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29 May 2018
Following the outcome of the abortion referendum in the Republic of Ireland, women in Northern Ireland now face among the most restrictive access to abortion in the world. Women are forced to travel for help when faced with an unwanted pregnancy, at
23 May 2018
Today marks the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula – an awareness day that aims to raise awareness of the condition. Obstetric fistula occurs due to complications in childbirth and the effects are devastating. Millions of women around the
26 April 2018
The report of an inter-Departmental working group in Northern Ireland on termination of pregnancies in fatal fetal abnormality cases has been published.
25 April 2018
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) was established in 1929 as a College for the British Isles and gives equal status to the constituent parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland. A representative from the Republic of
24 April 2018
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has today announced that valproate medicines – used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder – must no longer be prescribed to women of child bearing age unless she is on a pregnancy
17 April 2018
NHS Digital has published a review of patients who have had a urogynaecological procedure for the treatment of prolapse or stress urinary incontinence including those where mesh, or tape or their equivalents have been used.
17 April 2018
The diet and health of both parents can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to a series of papers published in The Lancet.
6 April 2018
Following Health Education England’s consultation on Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: A draft health and care workforce strategy for England, leaders from eight Royal Colleges and Faculties have written a joint statement to urge the government
21 March 2018
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress 2018 begins today in Singapore, in partnership with the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore. Over 2,800 delegates from 83 countries will come together from 21-24
18 March 2018
The RCM and RCOG are committed to speaking with one voice on maternity safety and are united in their goal that every woman should have a good birth, with the best possible experience and outcomes for mother and her baby. They share a vision for a