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RCOG release: Choosing to have a caesarean section

17 July 2015

The risks and benefits of a “planned” or “elective” caesarean section are discussed in new Patient Information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


RCOG announcement: Letter from Department of Health on FGM

15 July 2015

The public health minister Jane Ellison MP sent a letter on 10 July to the NHS calling healthcare professionals to remain vigilant during the ‘cutting season’, the school holidays when young girls are taken abroad for FGM


RCOG release: Updated guidelines on the care of women with FGM

10 July 2015

Clinical management of women with female genital mutilation (FGM) requires high quality care that is accessible, sensitive and informed, while safeguarding girls at risk, according to revised guidelines published today (10 July) by the Royal College


TOG press release: Review examines strategies to prevent stillbirth

8 July 2015

A review in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) finds that reducing the risk of stillbirth calls for better monitoring of women during their pregnancy to help find those whose babies’ lives could be saved by early delivery.


RCOG/BSUG statement on the Cochrane review of mid-urethral sling operations

1 July 2015

The new Cochrane systematic review ‘Mid-urethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women (Review)’ published today (1 July 2015) has found that mid-urethral slings (tapes) to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) have been shown


The RCOG Signs up to Safety

29 June 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has pledged to improve patient safety as part of the national campaign, Sign up to Safety.


RCOG release: The early diagnosis and treatment of pelvic girdle pain

26 June 2015

Pelvic girdle pain affects one in five pregnant women and can severely affect a woman’s mobility and quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment should relieve pain and prevent symptoms from worsening, states new Patient Information published


RCOG release: what polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) means for long term health

22 June 2015

The long term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can, for many women, be managed by health and lifestyle changes states new Patient Information published today (22 June) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


RCOG statement: Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2015

15 June 2015

This week (15-21 June 2015) is Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW), a UK-wide initiative led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. It aims to highlight the importance of cervical screening (smear test) in preventing cervical cancer. 


RCOG release: Updated guidance on third- and fourth- degree perineal tears

12 June 2015

Early identification and appropriate repair of severe perineal tearing is vital in reducing the physical and mental impact of these injuries, according to updated guidelines published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (


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