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National guidance on managing coronavirus infection in pregnancy published

9 March 2020

Guidance for healthcare professionals on managing coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy has been published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child


RCOG calls for government action to tackle racial inequalities in women’s healthcare

6 March 2020

To mark International Women’s Day 2020, the RCOG has released a policy statement summarising current information around the racial inequalities that persist in women’s healthcare in the UK.


UK law on storage limit for egg freezing is too restrictive, say RCOG and BFS

27 February 2020

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and The British Fertility Society (BFS) are calling for the current legislation on the ten-year time limit on the storage of frozen eggs for non-medical reasons to be extended to enable


New RCOG Women’s Voices Lead appointed

18 February 2020

Shaista Gohir OBE has been appointed as the next Women’s Voices Lead for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and will begin her three-year term in June 2020. 


The RCOG welcomes the RCM re-location to London Bridge

17 February 2020

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have announced today they will be relocating later this year to a new headquarters in London Bridge, joining the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive


Ongoing shortages of HRT and contraceptives remain unacceptable

7 February 2020

For the past year many women in the UK have been unable to access their hormone replacement therapy (HRT) due to ongoing manufacturing and supply issues, causing distress for clinicians, patients and pharmacists.


Calls for legal framework to focus on safe abortion care in Northern Ireland

5 February 2020

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, The Royal College of Midwives and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare recommend that any future legal framework for abortion care in Northern Ireland must be based on


Progesterone could prevent 8,450 miscarriages a year, finds new research

31 January 2020

Giving progesterone to women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could lead to 8,450 more babies being born each year, finds new research published today.


RCOG response to CQC maternity survey results

28 January 2020

Many women have a positive experience of maternity services, but for some care continues to fall short, finds a national survey published by the Care Quality Commission today.


BJOG study highlights prevalence of PTSD among obstetricians and gynaecologists

28 January 2020

The prevalence of work-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among obstetricians and gynaecologists is revealed in a study published by BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology today.


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