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RCOG statement on ‘Doctors’ anti-abortion views could impact on women’s access to service’ (Guardian, 19 July 2011)

19 July 2011

New data from a survey published in today’s Journal of Medical Ethics reveals the views of medical students on conscientious objection.


RCOG statement: Alcohol consumption and pregnancy – new BJOG research

6 July 2011

A new paper published in BJOG today suggests that heavy alcohol consumption during pregnancy increases the risk of low birth weight, preterm birth and small size for gestational age (SGA) whilst light alcohol consumption may not affect these


RCOG statement on the SACN report on maternal and fetal nutrition and chronic disease

21 June 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the publication today of 'The influence of maternal, fetal and child nutrition on the development of chronic disease in later life' by the Scientific Advisory Committee on


RCOG statement on the Coalition Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum report

15 June 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is pleased to hear that the Coalition Government has accepted ALL the recommendations of the NHS Future Forum in its response.


RCOG statement on BMJ paper on sleep position in late pregnancy and the risk of stillbirth

15 June 2011

The BMJ have published a paper today (Wednesday 15 June) looking at the link between maternal sleep patterns and the risk of late stillbirth.


RCOG statement on the NHS Future Forum report

14 June 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the publication of the NHS Future Forum’s report on NHS reform and the 16 core recommendations.


RCOG statement on the new training initiative for midwives on alcohol consumption in pregnancy

14 June 2011

Global drinks company, Diageo, will fund a new initiative to train 10,000 midwives in England and Wales to offer advice on the dangers of alcohol consumption in pregnancy.


RCOG statement on the GAVI pledging conference

13 June 2011

Today’s media reports on a combined approach between the UK government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) conference in London to provide vaccines to combat pneumonia, diarrhoea,


RCOG statement on the “Yes We Ban” e-petition

8 June 2011

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists supports the “Yes we ban” e-petition to end all forms of female circumcision.


RCOG statement on the PM’s five guarantees on the NHS

8 June 2011

In response to the Prime Minister’s speech on NHS reform yesterday, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the promises to ensure continued investment and a patient-centred National Health Service.  The shift in


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