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RCOG statement on The Lancet series about caesarean births

12 October 2018

The RCOG is committed to helping every woman have a good birth, with the best possible experience, which includes facilitating and supporting women to make informed choices about how they give birth. We are working with other UK organisations to


RCOG/BSUG statement on draft NICE guidance on SUI and POP

9 October 2018

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published draft guidance on the management of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.


RCOG/FSRH statement on access to safe and legal abortion care worldwide

28 September 2018

Today marks Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion.The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) strongly support universal access to safe, legal, high


Early diagnosis key to reducing harm from placental complications

27 September 2018

Early diagnosis and specialised care will help to reduce harms associated with complications of the placenta – known as placenta praevia and placenta accreta – and ensure the safest possible outcome for mother and baby, concludes latest guidance


Outcome of the General Meeting held on 21 September

26 September 2018

At the General Meeting of the RCOG held at the College on Friday 21 September 2018, all Resolutions to amend the Regulations were passed. A revised version of the Regulations will be published on the website shortly.


FSRH/RCOG statement on buffer zones outside abortion clinics

13 September 2018

For several years the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have pressed the case for buffer zones. Over the last 12 months alone, at least 29 providers have been affected, at both


RCOG/BSUG statement on the restricted use of transvaginal mesh in Scotland

12 September 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and The British Society of Urogynaecologyare aware of the Scottish Chief Medical Officer’s announcement of a temporary and immediate halt on the use of transvaginal mesh for stress urinary


Notice of a General Meeting of the RCOG

6 September 2018

There will be a General Meeting of the College at 5pm on 21 September 2018 in the Lecture Theatre, RCOG, Sussex Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RG to consider a number of Resolutions to change the College Regulations.


RCOG statement in response to the NGA report on twin pregnancy costs

4 September 2018

A new report, produced by the RCOG’s National Guideline Alliance, reveals that twin births are almost three times as expensive as singleton births. The findings show that the average cost to the NHS is £13,959 for a twin birth, while a singleton


Statement on RCOG invited review into Shrewsbury and Telford maternity services

31 August 2018

The RCOG was invited by Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust to assess its maternity and neonatal services. The report included 37 recommendations to drive improvements. Patient safety and the highest possible standards of care are always the


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