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RCOG launches new resource to aid commissioning of women’s health services

15 July 2013

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), along with the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (FSRH), are pleased to unveil a new e-resource to support Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England in the commissioning of

TOG release: Women at risk of developing postpartum psychosis need close monitoring, says new review

12 July 2013

There are clear risk factors for postpartum psychosis that all women should be asked about antenatally to ensure early recognition and prompt treatment of the condition, says a new review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

RCOG statement on Cochrane Review on the timing of cord clamping

11 July 2013

A new systematic review by the Cochrane Library published today (11 July 2013) shows that delayed cord clamping results in increased haemoglobin concentration and iron stores in babies. However, researchers also found that babies who had later cord

RCOG release: New patient information on postpartum haemorrhage published

5 July 2013

Approximately 1 in 20 women will suffer from heavier than normal bleeding after birth (postpartum haemorrhage) according to new patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

The RCOG announces a new partnership with Cambridge University Press

4 July 2013

Today, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) sells its book publishing list (RCOG Press) to Cambridge University Press. Cambridge will take over publication of the RCOG's current medical book titles, and the two organisations

BJOG release: Induction of labour may reduce the risk of caesarean sections, suggests new study

3 July 2013

Women at high-risk of caesarean section may benefit from elective induction of labour, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

RCOG release: The growing toll of cardiac disease in pregnancy explored by leading doctor at Congress

24 June 2013

There has been an increase in undiagnosed cases of cardiac disease amongst pregnant women, says a leading expert today at the annual Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress.

RCOG release: President of the RCOG discusses the ethics of medical performance

24 June 2013

Our biggest ethical challenge in obstetrics and gynaecology is to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care at any time of day or night, says Dr Tony Falconer, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG),

RCOG release: Lord Steel to become Honorary Fellow at RCOG World Congress 2013

24 June 2013

Lord David Steel will receive an Honorary Fellowship at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress today, acknowledging his unique contribution to women’s health.

RCOG statement on the independent report on Morecambe Bay hospitals

19 June 2013

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the acknowledgement by the Care Quality Commission today that their internal processes have been weak. Unfortunately, this led to poor local maternity services and avoidable

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