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RCOG statement on the findings of the final report of the Francis Inquiry

6 February 2013

The final report of the Francis Inquiry into Mid Staffordshire Trust is published today. We must accept that there were issues within the Trust that led to poor clinical and professional standards and these impacted tragically on patient outcomes.


RCOG release: Flight for Every Mother official launch will highlight maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa

4 February 2013

A project to highlight maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa will be officially launched today at the RCOG. Flight for Every Mother is a journey being undertaken by Dr Sophia Webster to promote safer pregnancy for women.


RCOG statement: New pregnancy guideline on managing physical activity at work

4 February 2013

A new pregnancy guideline on the management of physical activity in the workplace is published today by the Health and Work Development Unit, a partnership between the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.


Future fertility should always be discussed with women of childbearing age who have gynaecological cancer say experts

4 February 2013

Fertility sparing treatment should always be discussed with women with gynaecological cancer who wish to preserve their childbearing ability, says a new Scientific Impact paper published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG


RCOG release: Induction of labour in older mothers may reduce risk of stillbirth, say experts

1 February 2013

Induction of labour at an earlier stage of gestation in women of advanced maternal age may reduce the risk of stillbirth and neonatal complications, say experts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) in a new Scientific


RCOG statement on reconfiguring South London Healthcare NHS Trust

31 January 2013

The Health Secretary today has announced the reconfiguration of South London Healthcare NHS Trust, following the report by the Trust Special Administrator.


Women who experience hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester are much more likely to suffer placental complications

30 January 2013

Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies (SGA), finds a new study


RCOG statement on Brook/FPA report on cuts to sexual health services

30 January 2013

Commissioned by Brook and Family Planning Association (FPA), this new report Unprotected Nation looks at how NHS efficiency savings in contraception and sexual health services could cost the NHS more in the long term.


RCOG statement on new professional standards for cosmetic practice published by the Royal College of Surgeons

29 January 2013

New professional standards for cosmetic practice are published today by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS).


Annual Specialty Report

24 January 2013

The Annual Specialty Report (ASR) for 2012 is now available to view here. The ASR is a GMC requirement and aims to provide a summary of College activity relating to education and training for the training year 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2012.


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