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RCOG release: Patient safety needs to be at the centre of professional development for all specialists, says new RCOG report

8 October 2014

The ethos of patient safety should be ingrained into the professional development of every doctor throughout their careers, placing the patient at the centre of their care, states a new working party report published today by the Royal College of


RCOG announcement: Seasonal influenza immunisation programme (Autumn 2014)

6 October 2014

The RCOG in line with current guidance issued by Public Health England, NHS England and the Department of Health; recommends that all pregnant women have the flu vaccine when offered by their midwives. 


RCOG announcement: New Fellows ad eundem announced today

26 September 2014

This afternoon the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) recognises international figures who have a made a significant contribution to women’s health.


RCOG/SOGC/ACOG statement on the role of professional health associations in reducing the global burden of maternal mortality

24 September 2014

The 69th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations meets this week. On the agenda include: women in development (23c), the advancement of women (27a-b), the promotion and protection of human rights (63-68) and global health and foreign


New research on incidence of type 2 diabetes amongst women with previous gestational diabetes and stillbirth

18 September 2014

Research presented today at the meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Vienna looks at type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular events in women with previous gestational diabetes and in those with normal glucose tolerance in


Impact of socioeconomic position and maternal morbidity in Australia

17 September 2014

The risk of severe maternal morbidity amongst women in Australia is increased by lower socioeconomic position, suggests a new study published today (17 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


RCOG statement on BJOG study examining maternity care outcomes and experiences in the UK

17 September 2014

A new study published today (17 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG), examining outcomes and experiences of maternity care, suggests that women from lower socioeconomic groups in the UK report a poorer


Greater focus on socially disadvantaged women is needed to improve maternity care in England

17 September 2014

Women from lower socioeconomic groups in the UK report a poorer experience of care during pregnancy and there needs to be a greater focus on their care, suggests a new study published today (17 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of


New RCOG website launched

15 September 2014

Today, the RCOG launches its new website, with a fresh new design and several new features.


Stillbirth gap between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Australia

3 September 2014

The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing; however, indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, find researchers in a new study published today in


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