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RCOG statement on new NICE guidelines on domestic violence and abuse

26 February 2014

Today NICE publishes new guidelines on domestic violence and abuse. The guidance reviews all of the evidence around domestic violence, and sets out recommendations for training to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence.


BJOG release: New study looks into the risk factors of miscarriage and estimates a quarter of them could be prevented

19 February 2014

Over a quarter of miscarriages may be preventable, estimate researchers in a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Managing the birth of extremely premature babies is complex and requires shared decision making

12 February 2014

Managing the birth of extremely premature babies involves complex decisions and requires shared decision making between healthcare professionals and parents, says a new scientific opinion paper published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians


RCOG statement on the Brook report on crisis pregnancy centres

11 February 2014

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has been made aware of the report on crisis pregnancy centres published by Brook today, which highlights that some centres are providing inaccurate and misleading information about the


RCOG statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM 2014

6 February 2014

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the announcement today by the Department of Health that from this year, all NHS hospital trusts must record (starting in April) and report (from September) on information about


RCOG release: Botulinum toxin may be used to ease urinary incontinence disorders if conservative treatment fails

5 February 2014

Botulinum toxin preparations, such as Botox, have rapidly become a viable treatment option for urinary urge incontinence disorders, say experts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) in a new Scientific Impact Paper


RCOG appoints Vice President, Strategic Development

24 January 2014

The RCOG Council is pleased to announce that Professor Lesley Regan has been elected to the post of Vice President, Strategic Development.


RCOG statement on home birth paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics

23 January 2014

A new paper published in the Journal of Medical Ethics looks at the decisions around choosing a home birth. 


RCOG release: Updated guidance on reviewing obstetric and gynaecology services published

23 January 2014

An updated guide outlining the review process of obstetric and gynaecology services is published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), to help provide the highest possible standards of care for women.


BJOG release: New study looks into the prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services

22 January 2014

The prevalence of domestic violence amongst women requesting a termination of pregnancy (TOP) is six times higher than amongst those in antenatal clinics, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and


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