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Statement on Section 75 – the RCOG’s position

12 April 2013

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is not opposed to the concept of competition in the delivery of services in the NHS provided the patient is placed firmly at the centre of care.


Statement on Professor Sir Robert Edwards

11 April 2013

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is saddened to hear of the death of Professor Sir Robert Edwards.


RCOG statement on the announcement at the G8 Foreign Ministers’ meeting

11 April 2013

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) commends the leadership of Foreign Secretary William Hague and his team at the G8 Summit. Today’s announcement to end the use of rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war is long overdue.


O&G trainees and trainers: move to a single version of the core curriculum

4 April 2013

April's edition of TROG News contains important information for all O&G trainees and trainers regarding the move to a single version of the core curriculum in August 2013.


RCOG release: What you need to know about gestational diabetes

27 March 2013

Many women giving birth in the UK have pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes, according to new patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


BJOG release: Overweight and obese women at higher risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, says new study

27 March 2013

Overweight and obese women are more likely to require specialist medical care during their pregnancy due to the increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of


2013 RCOG Presidential election result

27 March 2013

The Officers and Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are pleased to announce that Dr David Richmond has been elected as the new RCOG President and will take up his post from 27 September 2013.


RCOG statement on the Government’s response to the second Francis Inquiry

26 March 2013

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Government’s response 'Patients First and Foremost' to the Francis Inquiry released today.


RCOG release: Pregnant women should be assessed for a small for gestational age fetus to identify those at high risk

22 March 2013

All pregnant women should be assessed for small for gestational age (SGA) risk factors in the first trimester of pregnancy but regular measurement of fetal size by ultrasound is only required when major risk factors for impaired fetal growth are


RCOG release: Simple lifestyle changes may reduce the symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse

22 March 2013

Pelvic organ prolapse is very common. Half of women over the age of 50 experience symptoms and 1 in 10 women by the age of 80 will have had surgery for prolapse, however simple lifestyle changes can also help, advises new RCOG patient information


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