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Medical organisations 'extremely concerned' over draft Ohio legislation

9 December 2019

The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, The Association of Early Pregnancy Units and The Miscarriage Association are extremely concerned over House Bill 413, put forward in Ohio’s House of Representatives

RCOG response to PLOS study on caesarean birth and obesity

6 December 2019

Researchers in Sweden have published findings today that suggest babies born by caesarean are no more likely to become obese in later life than those born vaginally.

Cervical Screening in Ireland - RCOG Independent Expert Panel Review published

3 December 2019

Review found missed opportunities to prevent or diagnose cancer earlier in some women but overall the Irish cervical screening programme is performing effectively, according to the final report published today.

RCOG launches 'Better for Women' report

2 December 2019

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologistsis calling for better joined up services, as part of its “Better for Women” report, published today. It emphasises the need for national strategies to meet the needs of girls and women across

RCOG and FSRH urge a ‘new and bold approach’ to women’s healthcare in their manifesto ahead of the General Election 2019

27 November 2019

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare have today published a joint manifesto ahead of the general election on Thursday 12 December.

One third of UK doctors may suffer from workplace ’burnout’

26 November 2019

One in three obstetricians and gynaecologists may suffer from workplace burnout, which could affect their wellbeing and how they treat patients, finds new research by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Imperial College London

RCOG response to BMJ study on induction of labour

21 November 2019

Inducing labour at 41 weeks in low risk pregnancies is associated with a lower risk of newborn death compared with expectant management (a “wait and see” approach) until 42 weeks, suggests a trial published by The BMJ.

RCOG response to Ockenden review leak

20 November 2019

A leaked status update on an independent maternity review into cases of serious and potentially serious concern at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust has been published by The Independent newspaper and subsequently other media outlets.

New information resource on obstetric anal sphincter injury

29 October 2019

New resources for women affected by obstetric anal sphincter injury, or vaginal tearing during birth, have been developed and published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists today.

RCOG/FSRH response to interim guidance on abortion care in Northern Ireland

22 October 2019

“Today marks a historic step in a long campaign to secure safe and compassionate abortion care for women in Northern Ireland," said Professor Lesley Regan, President of the RCOG.

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