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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.


Non-invasive prenatal testing is likely to become a primary screening method in pregnancy, states paper exploring the issues

5 March 2014

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is likely to become a primary screening method for chromosomal abnormalities (such as Down syndrome) in pregnancy in the future and so greatly reduce invasive testing and the associated risks, says a new


RCOG statement on Endometriosis Awareness Week

3 March 2014

This week marks Endometriosis Awareness Week (3–9 March 2014), promoting a greater awareness and understanding of endometriosis.


RCOG statement on Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

28 February 2014

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and to mark the month, the national ovarian cancer charity, Target Ovarian Cancer, is raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, by encouraging everyone to tell 50 people about the symptoms


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.


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