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Updated patient information on alcohol in pregnancy

10 February 2015

Women trying to conceive and those in the first three months of pregnancy are advised not to drink alcohol, states updated patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). 


RCOG joins movement to call for the end of the medicalisation of FGM

6 February 2015

Today is the UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes and supports the mobilisation of healthcare professionals to end the medicalisation


Air travel and pregnancy – all you need to know

6 February 2015

The safest time to fly during pregnancy is before 37 weeks and before 32 weeks if you are carrying twins, advises new patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). 


RCOG/FSRH publish joint manifesto for the General Election

5 February 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) today publish a joint manifesto for the General Election on Thursday 7 May 2015.


RCOG statement on FGM trial verdict

4 February 2015

The High Court today has decided that Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena is not guilty of the offence of female genital mutilation (FGM).


Women at risk of inherited gynaecological cancers need swift identification

4 February 2015

Women at risk of developing inherited gynaecological cancers should be identified as early as possible to ensure that they get the most appropriate treatment states a new opinion paper published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and


UK maternity services encouraged to review serious clinical incidents in labour

4 February 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is calling upon UK maternity services to report all cases of intrapartum stillbirth, early neonatal death and severe neonatal brain injury occurring as a result of incidents during term


Revised guidance published on gaining valid consent in O&G

28 January 2015

Revised guidance for healthcare professionals on gaining valid consent from patients is published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


New SIP examines treatment options for chronic pelvic pain

28 January 2015

When assessing and planning treatment for women with chronic pelvic pain, a condition affecting more than one million women in the UK, the key role of the central nervous system must be considered, suggests a new Scientific Impact Paper (SIP)


RCOG statement on Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

26 January 2015

This week marks Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, a European-wide initiative led by the European Cervical Cancer Association (ECCA). It aims to raise awareness of cervical cancer and how it can be prevented.


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