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BJOG release: Short or long birth spacing creates greater preterm birth risk

13 July 2016

Women who conceive less than 11 months after giving birth have a higher chance of going into labour or being medically induced before 37 weeks of gestation. In addition, the odds of a premature birth are also increased for those who wait three years

RCOG statement: multivitamin and mineral supplements in pregnancy

12 July 2016

Multivitamin and mineral supplements for mums-to-be are unlikely to be needed by most pregnant women, suggests a new study published in the BMJ journal’s Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin. The review claims pregnant women should instead focus on

RCOG policy briefing: Maternal health project

12 July 2016

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) and other partners were involved in a project aimed at preventing maternal

RCOG statement: New team of Officers elected

8 July 2016

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been elected as the next Vice Presidents of the RCOG.

RCOG statement: Junior doctor contract referendum

27 June 2016

Last week, NHS Employers released the final terms and conditions of service for junior doctors in England. The BMA have held over 120 roadshows across England from 6 to 17 June to talk to junior doctors and final or penultimate year medical students

New study explores the extent of bullying and undermining among O&G consultants

27 June 2016

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has undertaken the first investigation into incidents of bullying and undermining among obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) consultants in the UK.

Women suffering with nausea and vomiting and hyperemesis gravidarum in pregnancy ‘need more support’

22 June 2016

A woman’s quality of life can be adversely affected by nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and hyperemesis gravidarum and healthcare professionals should address the severity of their symptoms and impact on their mental health, outlines new guidance

RCOG release: New measures to prevent maternal deaths

22 June 2016

Unwell pregnant women should be 'red flagged' by doctors – experts call for new measures to prevent maternal deaths.

RCOG release: Pregnant women with epilepsy need ‘specialist care’

20 June 2016

While most women with epilepsy give birth safely, healthcare professionals must do more to control the condition in pregnant women, according to new guidance published today at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress in

TOG press release: One in three women under 35 ‘missing out’ on cervical screening

17 June 2016

National rollout of HPV testing, as well as the introduction of self-testing, could improve uptake and further reduce the incidence of cervical cancer in the UK 

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