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RCOG & FSRH statement on women in England being able to take misoprostol at home

25 August 2018

Today the Government has announced home use of misoprostol, the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion, will be legalised for women in England.

RCOG statement about Birthrights report on maternal requests for caesareans

21 August 2018

A new report reveals that some Trusts across the UK do not have policy or guidance on maternal requests for caesareans.

FSRH/RCOG statement in response to the Scottish judicial review

15 August 2018

Today, the Court of Session in Scotland has announced its decision to uphold the Scottish Government’s agreement to enable women to take misoprostol - the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion – at home.

RCOG suggests caution over social egg freezing

8 August 2018

Egg freezing can benefit women, particularly those who may face infertility for medical reasons, such as chemotherapy treatment for certain cancers. But the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists suggests caution for women who wish to

RCOG doctors team up for RideLondon to save babies lives

27 July 2018

Two doctors from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will jump on their bikes for the almighty Prudential RideLondon to raise money for ‘Each Baby Counts’ – a national quality improvement programme to reduce the number of babies who die

RCOG statement on new Health Secretary priorities

20 July 2018

RCOG statement on the speech by new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matthew Hancock, on his priorities for the NHS.

Recommendations made to reduce perinatal deaths and brain injuries in childbirth

17 July 2018

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has today published a report into anaesthetic care, as part of its national quality improvement programme into stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during childbirth.

Calls for PM to highlight women's healthcare during talks with Trump

13 July 2018

Presidents of key organisations supporting the rights of women and girls across the world are today calling on Theresa May to raise the crucial issue of sexual and reproductive health with the US President during their bilateral talks.

Healthcare leaders call to allow women to take misoprostol at home

10 July 2018

Women in England should be allowed to take misoprostol - the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion - just like their peers in Scotland and Wales, argue healthcare leaders, in an editorial published in BMJ Sexual & Reproductive

RCOG statement on appointment of new Health Secretary

10 July 2018

The RCOG congratulates the new Health Secretary on his appointment and very much looks forward to working with him on the future of women’s healthcare.

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