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RCOG policy briefing: Transvaginal mesh implants in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse

1 November 2015

The Scottish Independent Review of the use, safety and efficacy of transvaginal mesh implants in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women.


RCOG policy briefing: Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation (FGM)

31 October 2015

Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation (FGM) commences from 31 October 2015. This is a new legal requirement in provision 75 ‘Duty to notify police of FGM’ in the Serious Crime Act 2015. 


RCOG release: Weight loss surgery improves female fertility

15 October 2015

Weight loss surgery can improve fertility and reproductive outcomes in obese women according to a Scientific Impact Paper (SIP) published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


RCOG announcement: New TOG Editor-in-Chief in position

2 October 2015

The RCOG is pleased to announce that Mr Mark Roberts has taken up his position as the new Editor-in-Chief of The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) from 1 October 2015, succeeding Mr Jason Waugh who has held the post for the last 6 years and


RCOG release: Vaginal birth after a C-section ‘as likely to be successful’

1 October 2015

Women considering a vaginal birth after a previous caesarean section can be assured that it is a clinically safe choice for the majority of women, according to revised guidelines published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and


RCOG statement on new contract proposals for junior doctors

23 September 2015

The RCOG is extremely concerned by the Government’s proposals for junior doctor contracts in England.


BJOG release: No long term effects of antidepressant use during pregnancy

16 September 2015

The use of antidepressants during pregnancy has no long term neurodevelopmental or behavioural effects on the child, however they may be associated with an increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage, suggests the findings from three studies published


An Evening to Remember Michael Brudenell

3 September 2015

All those who knew, worked with, undertook training or research with Michael, or had other professional associations with him are most welcome to join his family and friends at this celebration of his life.


BJOG release: Chlamydia screening for pregnant women is cost-effective

26 August 2015

Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged between 16 and 25 is cost-effective, finds an Australian study published today (26 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


BJOG release: The global cost of unsafe abortion

21 August 2015

Seven million women a year in the developing world are treated in healthcare facilities for complications following unsafe abortion, finds a study published today (19 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (BJOG).


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