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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


RCOG statement on ‘Abortion concerns’ (Letters to the Editor, Times, Tuesday 30 October 2007)

30 October 2007

Over the past few weeks, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has received criticism in the abortion debate. Allegations have been made, calling into question the integrity of the RCOG’s evidence provided to the Science and


Joint RCOG/FSRH statement on developing 4D imaging technology and its implications on fetal sentience

22 October 2007

Advances in modern technology have meant that doctors are now better able to monitor fetal development through 4D ultrasound. Better quality images are now helping doctors to check on progress in fetal growth. However, 4D imaging does not increase


Joint RCOG/FSRH statement on the proposed lowering of the abortion time limit from 24 weeks to 20 weeks

22 October 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and its Faculty for Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) both keep a watching brief on new scientific developments and advancements in fetal medicine, and continue to examine


Joint RCOG/FSRH statement on the long-term impact of abortion

22 October 2007

Having reviewed the available evidence, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and its Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) understand that there is no causal association between abortion and the future risk


RCOG statement on Channel 4 Dispatches ‘Abortion – What We Need to Know’ (17 October 2007)

18 October 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) keeps a watching brief on new scientific developments and advancements in fetal medicine, and continues to examine emerging evidence from the international scientific community about fetal


RCOG statement on the BLISS report ‘Too little too late – Are we ensuring the best start for babies born too soon?’

12 October 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the report released today by BLISS – the premature baby charity, Too little too late – Are we ensuring the best start for babies born too soon?


RCOG statement on the Tooke Report

12 October 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes Sir John Tooke’s interim report Aspiring Towards Excellence which offers a much needed opportunity to review postgraduate training. The RCOG broadly supports the report and looks


RCOG statement on the BMJ article ‘Are midwife led maternity units safe?’ (BMJ, Vol. 335, 29 September 2007)

28 September 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) believes that the care and safety of mothers and their babies should be at the very heart of the planning of future maternity services.


RCOG statement on NICE Clinical Guideline 55: Intrapartum care – Care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth

26 September 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes guidelines on the care of healthy mothers and their babies during the intrapartum period and any effort which works towards ensuring safe childbirth.


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