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New booklet empowers young people to understand normal vulva appearance

12 March 2018

A new resource aimed at educating young people on normal female anatomy – specifically vulva appearance – will be launched at the Annual Update in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, a joint event by the Royal College of Obstetricians and&

Part 2 MRCOG Exam Results

6 March 2018

Exam candidates have been contacted about a technical error affecting some exam results.

The RCOG welcomes The Duchess of Cambridge as its Royal Patron

27 February 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is delighted to confirm that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has today become its Patron, following an announcement by Kensington Palace. 

RCOG response to BMJ opinion piece on maternity communication

13 February 2018

An opinion piece published in The BMJ discusses the importance of language as a way of respecting women's views and ensuring that they are empowered to make decisions around their pregnancy and birth.

RCOG supports International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

6 February 2018

Today marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM – a day to raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) and to encourage concrete actions against the practice.  

Full funding of IVF treatment would lower rates of multiple pregnancies say RCOG

2 February 2018

Government funding of IVF is the most important factor that could maintain low rates of multiple pregnancies following treatment and reduce associated complications for mothers and babies, as well as costs to the NHS, according to a Scientific

RCOG responds to the CQC’s maternity survey results

1 February 2018

Most women are having a positive experience of maternity care and treatment within the NHS, according to a survey of more than 18,000 people in England.

RCOG response to new study into folic acid fortification

31 January 2018

There are fresh calls for the government to fortify flour with folic acid in the UK to help protect babies from common birth defects after a new study found there is no need for an upper limit of folate intake. 

FSRH and RCOG issue call for urgent action to increase cervical screening attendance rates

22 January 2018

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists are concerned about the reported drop in cervical screening rates for the year 2016-17 in England. Latest figures by NHS Digital for

RCOG statement on the GMC report on medical education and practice in the UK

20 December 2017

The General Medical Council has published a new report, ‘The state of medical education and practice 2017’, which analyses data on the medical workforce across the UK. It identifies challenges facing the medical profession and highlights priorities

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