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The RCOG/RANZCOG host World Congress in Brisbane, stimulating a discussion about women’s health globally

9 April 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) host a joint World Congress in Brisbane, Australia on 12th-15th April 2015. 


Accurate blood pressure measurement fundamental to early diagnosis in pregnancy

1 April 2015

Accurate blood pressure measurement (BP) is fundamental to the early diagnosis of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, says a review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).


RCOG statement on the use of antibiotics in pregnancy

26 March 2015

A paper published in PLOS (Public Library of Science) today suggests that the use of certain antibiotics (macrolides) in pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of cerebral palsy and/or epilepsy in childhood. However, the absolute risk was


RCOG statement on mental health funding pledge in Budget statement

19 March 2015

The RCOG welcomes the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the 2015 Budget, pledging an additional £75 million over the next five years to give the right care to more women who experience ill mental health during the perinatal or


RCOG release: The use of ultrasound is examined in scientific opinion paper

16 March 2015

Ultrasound is being increasingly used for non-medical reasons, however, in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy it should be performed only when clinically indicated, advises a new Scientific Impact Paper (SIP) published today by the Royal College of


RCOG statement: Cochrane review on hormone therapy and cardiovascular health

10 March 2015

A Cochrane review published today examines the effects of hormone therapy on the cardiovascular system.


RCOG release: Working together to stop domestic violence against women

6 March 2015

Domestic violence is a major problem in the UK. One in four women in England and Wales have experienced some form of domestic abuse or violence. One in ten women have been raped. Domestic violence accounts for one third of violent crimes and the


RCOG statement: General Medical Council report on undermining and bullying

5 March 2015

Today, the General Medical Council (GMC) has published Building A Supportive Environment: A Review to Tackle Undermining and Bullying in Medical Education and Training, which outlines the findings from a series of undermining and bullying check


RCOG release: New interactive eLearning resource launched to address undermining and bullying in the workplace

5 March 2015

A new practical and interactive eLearning resource on Improving Workplace Behaviour, aimed at raising awareness of undermining and bullying in the workplace and illustrating ways to tackle the problem, is launched today by the Royal College of


RCOG release: Audit into GBS finds variation in practice across obstetric units

5 March 2015

The majority of obstetric units in the UK have written protocols to prevent early-onset Group B Streptococcal disease (EOGBS) in newborn babies, however, there is still variation in practice across units, finds a new audit published today by the


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