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13 March 2009
The Department of Health announced today that a review will be conducted to assess evidence relating to cervical screening age. A panel of experts will review the latest evidence relating to the risks and benefits of cervical screening in women
4 March 2009
The Saving Babies' Lives Report, a consumer survey released by the Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths Society (SANDS) today highlights the devastating experience of stillbirth for parents and families. The Royal College of Obstetricians and
25 February 2009
The recent media spotlight on Jade Goody’s battle with cervical cancer has highlighted the importance of regular cervical screening as a means of preventing cervical cancer, through the detection of pre-cancer abnormalities, which, if left untreated
9 February 2009
The figures of hospital closures throughout England in 2008 obtained by the Conservatives reveal how, in some places, NHS maternity services have been operating at full capacity. Provision has been poor in cases where closures have meant that women
23 January 2009
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is aware of the issues surrounding the reduction of junior doctors’ working hours to 48 hours with the implementation of the Working Time Directive later this year.
21 January 2009
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the launch of the NHS Constitution.
19 January 2009
In response to the first reading of the Health Bill, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) agrees with the regular review and revision of the NHS Constitution. This periodic review will ensure that it is a dynamic and relevant
15 January 2009
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) supports the introduction of surgical checklists to ensure patient safety in operating theatres and to prevent complications from occurring.
3 December 2008
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Health Bill in today’s Queen’s Speech.
3 December 2008
In response to the study ‘Does leisure time physical activity in early pregnancy protect against pre-eclampsia? Prospective cohort in Danish women’, published online in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology today, the Royal