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RCOG statement on CPS actions

31 March 2014

From time to time sensitive issues arise that are of significant public interest and importance concerning our work. The RCOG takes a leading role in such debates, providing a forum where Fellows and Members can exchange views


RCOG statement on new Lancet study exploring impact of smoke-free legislation on preterm birth and child health

28 March 2014

A new study published in The Lancet today suggests smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial reductions in preterm births and hospital attendance for asthma.


FIGO President discusses how to make labour safer for women worldwide

28 March 2014

Labour, birth and the immediate postnatal period is the most dangerous time for mothers and their newborn babies, and there is more that medical professionals need to do to help reduce mortality rates around the world, says FIGO President Professor


Raising awareness of sepsis in pregnancy as a major global health problem

28 March 2014

More needs to done to identify and initiate treatment of sepsis in pregnant women to reduce maternal mortality, says Professor James Walker in his plenary lecture today at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress


New guideline for managing thalassaemia in pregnancy announced at the RCOG World Congress in India

28 March 2014

New advice for clinicians on the management of women with thalassaemia in pregnancy, a condition that affects more than 70,000 babies worldwide each year, is published today (28 March) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)


RCOG World Congress in Hyderabad attracts record number of delegates

28 March 2014

The annual Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress takes place in the city of Hyderabad, India from Friday 28 – Sunday 30 March 2014 and will be the biggest international conference the College has held.


RCOG statement on the disposal of fetal remains

25 March 2014

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) understands that there are concerns about the incineration of fetal remains in some trusts.


RCOG release: New NHS England Women's Health Patient Safety Expert Group starts today

13 March 2014

Today is the first meeting of the new NHS England Women's Health Patient Safety Expert Group hosted by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which aims to improve safety for women and their babies receiving care across the UK.


RCOG statement on JECH study looking at alcohol consumption in early pregnancy

11 March 2014

A new study published today in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health looks at alcohol consumption from preconception until the end of pregnancy, and suggests how alcohol consumption in the first 3 months of pregnancy may heighten the risk


RCOG release: Human rights and women’s health at the RCOG

5 March 2014

This year’s International Women’s Day event at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) on Friday 7 March 2014, will focus on the importance of human rights in women’s health.


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