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26 January 2011
Research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases today shows that although many countries in sub-Saharan Africa now have policies to reduce and control malaria in pregnancy, the estimated coverage of treatment was lower in areas of
25 January 2011
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the release by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) of a surgical checklist for maternity.
19 January 2011
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) believes that the Government’s decision to allow local GP Consortia to commission maternity services will make it more difficult to create a high-quality service for all women. However,
5 January 2011
The use of long acting reversible contraceptives has been encouraged in the UK to help reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies. Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in the use of sub-dermal implants.
15 December 2010
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is pleased that the reforms set out in ‘Liberating the NHS: Legislative Framework and Next Steps’ are focusing on a patient-centred NHS and improving healthcare outcomes.
8 December 2010
A paper published in BJOG today looks at the effects of travel time from home to hospital on women at full term in the Netherlands.
3 December 2010
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Coalition Government’s Equality Strategy and the continued commitment to female empowerment through equal treatment and equal opportunity. The strategy mentions that the
2 December 2010
A new survey by the CQC asked women about all aspects of their maternity care from the first time they saw a clinician, to care provided at home in the weeks following the birth of their baby.
16 November 2010
US research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health examines the long-term effects of maternal smoking.