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RCOG statement in response to DH announcement of a further 4,000 NHS midwives by 2012

25 February 2008

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Department of Health announcement that over the next three years midwifery numbers within the NHS will be increased by 4,000.


RCOG statement on the story ‘UK pays for “migrant baby boom”’ (BBC News at 10, 29 January 2008)

31 January 2008

Based on the above news report on immigrant mothers giving birth in the NHS, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recognises that this is a growing problem.


RCOG statement on the report of the Healthcare Commission’s Maternity Services Review (January 2008)

25 January 2008

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) supports its Fellows and Members who work hard to ensure that NHS maternity services are safe. We commend any initiative that aims to improve the quality of maternity care through the


RCOG statement on study ‘Previous abortion and the risk of low birth weight and preterm births’

18 December 2007

The new study published in today’s Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health by Brown et al. has revealed findings which require further research in a contemporary context.


RCOG statement on the widening of access to the pill

13 December 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes initiatives streamlining access to contraceptive services. It is anticipated that this will assist in lowering levels of unplanned and untimed pregnancies, especially amongst


RCOG statement on the Healthcare Commission’s ‘State of Healthcare 2007 – Improvements and challenges in services in England’

5 December 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Healthcare Commission’s State of Healthcare 2007 report published today. It is particularly pleased to note that the views of women from ethnic minorities, women with physical


RCOG statement on HFEA’s call for a national strategy to reduce multiple births in assisted reproduction treatment

4 December 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the Human and Fertilisation Embryology Authority’s (HFEA) recommendation of a professionally led, coordinated national strategy to reduce the number of multiple births from


RCOG statement on the Government’s response to the Science and Technology Committee Report

27 November 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has read the Government’s response to the Science and Technology Committee report on Scientific Developments Relating to the Abortion Act 1967 and broadly supports the comments provided.


RCOG statement on the Healthcare Commission NHS Maternity Survey

27 November 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) supports the Healthcare Commission NHS Maternity Survey published today and is pleased to see a continued spotlight on maternity care in the UK.


RCOG Member scoops top awards

23 November 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is delighted to congratulate Mr Tim Draycott MRCOG, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, for being named 'Doctor of the Year' at the Hospital Doctor


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