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RCOG response to the Kirkup Report

22 May 2015

 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has produced its formal response to the Kirkup Report. 

RCOG release: The RCOG is committed to eradicating obstetric fistula

21 May 2015

Obstetric fistula is a preventable condition, caused by prolonged, obstructed labour. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 50,000 to 100,000 young women all over the world are affected every year and an estimated 2 million women are

RCOG statement: New study examining the effects of prolonged use of paracetamol during pregnancy

21 May 2015

A study published by the University of Edinburgh today (20 May) has suggested that prolonged paracetamol use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone in unborn baby boys.

Professor Lesley Regan awarded ACOG Honorary Fellowship

18 May 2015

We are delighted to announce that Professor Lesley Regan, RCOG Vice President for Strategic Development, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ACOG).

RCOG release: Challenges of developing obstetric medicines discussed in SIP

13 May 2015

The development of new drugs for use in obstetrics is long overdue. A Scientific Impact Paper (SIP) published today (13 May) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) addresses the reasons for this and suggests ways that

RCOG statement on re-appointment of Secretary of State for Health

13 May 2015

The RCOG welcomes the re-appointment of Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health.

RCOG statement on the birth of the Royal baby

5 May 2015

Dr. David Richmond, President of the RCOG, has welcomed the announcement that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have had a second child, a baby girl named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, who was born on Saturday 2nd May 2015.

New WHO vision to improve quality of care for pregnant women and newborns

1 May 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the publication today of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) vision to improve the quality of care for every pregnant woman and newborn baby and end preventable deaths.

Nepal Earthquake – Message of Support from the RCOG

29 April 2015

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) would like to express our support to the people of Nepal after the recent earthquake there.

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.

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