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RCOG sponsors Sophia Webster as she prepares to fly across Africa to highlight maternal mortality

5 October 2012

Highlighting maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa is the aim behind one doctor’s journey as she prepares to fly across Africa and Europe. Sophia Webster, who is sponsored by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), will be


RCOG statement on junior doctors in Wales not receiving adequate training

4 October 2012

The Wales Deanery has warned that hospitals in Wales are struggling to provide adequate training for junior doctors, reports the BBC this week (01 October 2012).


RCOG statement on the pertussis vaccine for all pregnant women

28 September 2012

UPDATE 28/09/12: Click here to view the letter from the Deputy NHS Chief Executive to commissioners on the urgent delivery of the vaccination programme. 27/09/12: Click here to view the letter from the CMO on the temporary vaccination programme for


RCOG release: Education and training of specialists to radically change as report calls for a different kind of doctor

20 September 2012

Delivering high quality health care for women will require a different kind of doctor in the future, proposes the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) in a new working party report, Tomorrow's Specialist, published today.


RCOG statement on broadening the definition of domestic violence

19 September 2012

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes and supports the new definition of domestic violence announced by the Home Office today. From March 2013, the definition will also include controlling patterns of behaviour and


RCOG statement on the annual GMC report on medical practice

18 September 2012

The General Medical Council (GMC) publishes its report The state of medical education and practice in the UK 2012 today.


RCOG statement on NICE Quality Standard for antenatal care

17 September 2012

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) releases its Quality Standard for antenatal care (QS22) today.


RCOG statement in response to RCP report ‘Hospitals on the edge? The time for action’

13 September 2012

A new report published today by the Royal College of Physicians looks at how hospitals are struggling to cope with the challenge of an ageing population and increasing hospital admissions.


BJOG release: The rate of women with pregnancy-associated cancer is on the increase but rise in older mothers not a major factor

5 September 2012

The rate of pregnancy-associated cancer is increasing and is only partially explained by the rise in older mothers suggests new research published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


RCOG statement on appointment of Jeremy Hunt as new Secretary of State for Health

4 September 2012

The RCOG welcomes the new appointment of Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health.


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