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RCOG comments on the restructuring of Public Health England

19 August 2020

Commenting on the announcement made on Tuesday 18th August by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to restructure Public Health England (PHE) into the National Institute for Health Protection, Dr Ranee Thakar, Senior Vice President of


RCOG announces sale of its academic journal

4 August 2020

The College has today announced the sale of BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to academic publisher Wiley. A new 10-year affiliation between the RCOG and Wiley ensures an ongoing relationship between the College and the


Safety must be the number one priority in maternity care, say leading Royal Colleges

24 July 2020

The Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have reiterated that the safety of women and babies in maternity services must be the number one priority of all care, as they welcome the announcement of the


RCOG response to NHS Improvement report on the handling of an invited review of maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford

22 July 2020

NHS Improvement has published an investigation into the handling of an RCOG invited review on maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust.


RCOG launches Race Equality Taskforce

15 July 2020

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has today launched a Race Equality Taskforce to better understand and tackle racial disparities in women’s healthcare and racism within the obstetric and gynaecology workforce.


RCOG and BSUG welcome publication of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

8 July 2020

The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, chaired by Baroness Julia Cumberlege, has today published its report "First Do No Harm", focusing on three medical interventions: primodos, sodium valproate and pelvic mesh.


RCOG to transform the way it delivers exams to doctors worldwide

7 July 2020

The RCOG has announced its written exam provision will move from a paper-based to a computer-based format from September 2020.


RCOG and RCM respond to UKOSS study of more than 400 pregnant women hospitalised with coronavirus

11 May 2020

A large UK study on the outcomes of 427 pregnant women and their babies during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK has been published today.  


RCOG joins roundtable with HRH The Duchess of Cambridge on coronavirus

3 May 2020

RCOG President Dr Edward Morris joined a roundtable discussion with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge this week, in which the group discussed the challenges and impact that coronavirus is having on new and expectant mothers and their


Contraception should be offered to all women after giving birth, say leading medical organisations

20 April 2020

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have today launched recommendations for women to access contraception in maternity units.


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