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Joint statement on story about women choosing to be circumcised

23 April 2015

The Intercollegiate FGM Group, along with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) have read the article on why some women choose to be circumcised published on 8 April 2015.


RCOG statement on report into severe pregnancy sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum

21 April 2015

The RCOG welcomes a new report by charities Pregnancy Support Sickness (PSS) and the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) into the impact on women of severe pregnancy sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).


RCOG statement on new WHO guidance on caesarean section

16 April 2015

The RCOG has reiterated its support for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) guidance on elective caesarean section.


Updates on the Department of Health’s FGM prevention programme

15 April 2015

The Department of Health has published several new documents that will be of interest to members involved in FGM care. 


An increase in female genital cosmetic surgery in Australia and the UK

15 April 2015

Publicly funded labiaplasties in Australia and the United Kingdom have more than doubled over the last decade, say leading experts tomorrow at the RCOG/RANZCOG World Congress in Brisbane.


Recognise the importance of human rights to improve healthcare for women

14 April 2015

Women’s human rights need to be addressed globally in order to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity, says RCOG Vice President, Professor Lesley Regan, in her lecture today at the joint RCOG/RANZCOG World Congress in Brisbane, Australia. 


Revised guidelines on the risk and treatment options for thromboembolic disease in pregnancy

13 April 2015

Advice on preventing and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) during pregnancy, birth and following delivery is outlined in two new revised guidelines published today (13 April) by the RCOG and launched at the RCOG World Congress in Brisbane,


Review recognises the importance of counselling in those affected by infertility

10 April 2015

The psychological impact and private agony of infertility must be carefully considered by healthcare professionals, suggests a new review, published today (Friday 10 April) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG). The review identifies


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).


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