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9 March 2016
Domestic violence by a partner or ex-partner during pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight and small-for-gestational-age babies, finds a study in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
8 March 2016
The RCOG is pleased to announce that it has been awarded funding to lead the new National Maternity and Perinatal Audit. The audit is commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and will be carried out by the RCOG’s Lindsay
26 February 2016
Women should be aware of the signs and symptoms of endometrial hyperplasia, a condition which may develop into cancer, states new national guidance published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and British Society
23 February 2016
The NHS England commissioned National Maternity Review is published today with recommendations for how services should change over the next five years. The report sets out a policy framework and key tenets which should be present universally to
12 February 2016
The Secretary of State announced yesterday the imposition of a new contract for junior doctors from August 2016.
3 February 2016
The RCOG are fully aware of the Zika virus outbreak in South and Central America and the Caribbean, which has now been declared a "public health emergency of international concern" by the World Health Organization (WHO).
29 January 2016
The College has worked closely with the RCM, PHE and HPS to produce guidelines on Zika virus in pregnancy for healthcare professionals.
29 January 2016
Recommendations for improvements in care in the prevention of early-onset Group B Streptococcal disease are identified in the second and final part of an audit by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
26 January 2016
This week (24-30 January) is cervical cancer prevention week (CCPW), a UK-wide initiative led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. It aims to highlight symptoms and causes of cervical cancer and the importance of vaccination and cervical screening (smear
20 January 2016
Further to the RCOG policy briefing: Zika virus in pregnancy, the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new advice on travel to countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.