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New RCOG Women’s Voices Lead appointed

18 February 2020

Shaista Gohir OBE has been appointed as the next Women’s Voices Lead for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and will begin her three-year term in June 2020. 


The RCOG welcomes the RCM re-location to London Bridge

17 February 2020

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have announced today they will be relocating later this year to a new headquarters in London Bridge, joining the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive


Ongoing shortages of HRT and contraceptives remain unacceptable

7 February 2020

For the past year many women in the UK have been unable to access their hormone replacement therapy (HRT) due to ongoing manufacturing and supply issues, causing distress for clinicians, patients and pharmacists.


Calls for legal framework to focus on safe abortion care in Northern Ireland

5 February 2020

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, The Royal College of Midwives and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare recommend that any future legal framework for abortion care in Northern Ireland must be based on


Progesterone could prevent 8,450 miscarriages a year, finds new research

31 January 2020

Giving progesterone to women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could lead to 8,450 more babies being born each year, finds new research published today.


RCOG response to CQC maternity survey results

28 January 2020

Many women have a positive experience of maternity services, but for some care continues to fall short, finds a national survey published by the Care Quality Commission today.


BJOG study highlights prevalence of PTSD among obstetricians and gynaecologists

28 January 2020

The prevalence of work-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among obstetricians and gynaecologists is revealed in a study published by BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology today.


RCOG advises against the use of fetal home dopplers

22 January 2020

The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have published updated guidance on the use of fetal home dopplers, a hand-held ultrasound device that uses soundwaves to listen to a fetal heartbeat.


RCOG past President Professor Lesley Regan recognised in New Year’s Honours List

28 December 2019

Professor Lesley Regan has been awarded a damehood in today’s New Year’s Honours List.


OASI Care Bundle to be rolled out in more maternity units

19 December 2019

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and The Royal College of Midwives are delighted to announce that the OASI Care Bundle Project will be rolled out in 20 new maternity units across England, Wales and Scotland.


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