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RCOG statement on NICE updated guidelines on caesarean section

23 November 2011

NICE has today (23 November 2011) published its revised guidelines on caesarean section which provides several new and updated recommendations on the procedure.


RCOG statement on BMJ paper on the benefits of delayed cord clamping

21 November 2011

A new randomised controlled trial from Sweden published in the BMJ last week points to higher iron stores in the blood of infants four months after birth. These were babies who were subject to delayed cord blood clamping. These neonates were also


RCOG statement on new guide encouraging paternal involvement in maternity care

15 November 2011

Funded by the Department for Health, this new guide, Reaching out: Involving Fathers in Maternity Care, is a joint publication produced by The Royal College of Midwives, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Fatherhood


RCOG statement on draft NICE caesarean section guidelines

31 October 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is aware of the headlines and stories in the media today about the NICE guidelines on caesarean section due to be published soon. 


RCOG statement on the SANDS press release ‘New study reveals clear link between H1N1 flu virus and stillbirth’

19 October 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is aware of the research published by the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) which SANDS refer to.


RCOG statement on HFEA decision on egg donation

19 October 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority’s (HFEA) decision on the payment for egg donation for fertility treatment.


RCOG statement on new research into the use of ultrasound when detecting a miscarriage

14 October 2011

UPDATE (19/10): Since the publication of this statement, the RCOG has produced an addendum to its clinical guidelines on early pregnancy loss. To view, please click here. New papers published today in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology look at


RCOG statement on the tender to offer HPV vaccines

10 October 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) understands that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s decision to choose the bivalent vaccine in 2008 was based on the brief to inoculate against cervical cancer caused by


RCOG statement on new NICE guidelines on antenatal care for twin and triplet pregnancies

28 September 2011

New NICE guidelines are published today on the management of women with twin and triplet pregnancies.


RCOG statement on the influence of a facility-based birth strategy and neonatal mortality levels (The Lancet, 16 September 2011)

19 September 2011

A study published in The Lancet today shows the dramatic fall in neonatal mortality in China after improved access to obstetric care in hospitals.


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