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RCOG release: Challenges of developing obstetric medicines discussed in SIP

13 May 2015

The development of new drugs for use in obstetrics is long overdue. A Scientific Impact Paper (SIP) published today (13 May) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) addresses the reasons for this and suggests ways that


RCOG statement on re-appointment of Secretary of State for Health

13 May 2015

The RCOG welcomes the re-appointment of Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health.


RCOG statement on the birth of the Royal baby

5 May 2015

Dr. David Richmond, President of the RCOG, has welcomed the announcement that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have had a second child, a baby girl named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, who was born on Saturday 2nd May 2015.


New WHO vision to improve quality of care for pregnant women and newborns

1 May 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the publication today of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) vision to improve the quality of care for every pregnant woman and newborn baby and end preventable deaths.


Nepal Earthquake – Message of Support from the RCOG

29 April 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) would like to express our support to the people of Nepal after the recent earthquake there.


Joint statement on story about women choosing to be circumcised

23 April 2015

The Intercollegiate FGM Group, along with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) have read the article on why some women choose to be circumcised published on 8 April 2015.


RCOG statement on report into severe pregnancy sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum

21 April 2015

The RCOG welcomes a new report by charities Pregnancy Support Sickness (PSS) and the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) into the impact on women of severe pregnancy sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).


RCOG statement on new WHO guidance on caesarean section

16 April 2015

The RCOG has reiterated its support for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) guidance on elective caesarean section.


Updates on the Department of Health’s FGM prevention programme

15 April 2015

The Department of Health has published several new documents that will be of interest to members involved in FGM care. 


An increase in female genital cosmetic surgery in Australia and the UK

15 April 2015

Publicly funded labiaplasties in Australia and the United Kingdom have more than doubled over the last decade, say leading experts tomorrow at the RCOG/RANZCOG World Congress in Brisbane.


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