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RCOG statement on the setting up of the Virgin Health Bank

1 February 2007

This initiative sets out some novel concepts which accord with the RCOG guidelines Umbilical Cord Blood Banking (Opinion Paper 2) published in June 2006. We are pleased with the honesty of the Health Bank statement that the likely need of a child in


RCOG statement on the launch of the NICE clinical guideline on heavy menstrual bleeding

25 January 2007

As many as one woman in twenty suffers from heavy menstrual bleeding. This NICE guideline, published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), recognises menstrual problems as a frequent cause of ill health and a major quality


RCOG statement on the BBC Panorama programme ‘IVF Undercover’ (15 January 2007)

15 January 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) promotes good practice in the field of reproductive medicine through its own guidelines, and supports those recently published by NICE. It provides formal subspecialist training programmes


RCOG statement on the review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act

11 January 2007

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecology (RCOG) supports the use of human–animal embryos for scientific research, to be regulated by the HFEA or its successor, and supports the Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into the


RCOG statement on the Sunday Times article (5 November 2006) ‘Doctors: let us kill disabled babies’

6 November 2006

The article 'Doctors: let us kill disabled babies' (Sunday Times, 5 November 2006) reveals the concerns of the medical, scientific and lay communities regarding the survival of severely premature newborns.


RCOG statement: The impact of the closure of family planning and sexual health clinics in England

3 November 2006

The RCOG is very concerned about the widespread closure of family planning and sexual health clinics in the UK.


Statement on the Sunday Times (21 October 2006) article ‘Brief life of premature babies may go unmarked’

23 October 2006

Views have been expressed in The Sunday Times article ‘Brief life of premature babies may go unmarked' purporting to be those of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' expert working party on pre-viability. The article highlights


Statement on the recommendation of a single implantation of an embryo during IVF treatment

19 October 2006

A decision to recommend single embryo transfer to women under the age of 35 is a pragmatic step forwards, in an attempt to reduce the incidence of multiple pregnancy, with its associated morbidity to both the babies and the mother. Evidence from


Statement on Channel 5 programme Birth Night Live

3 October 2006

Whilst we understand the 'educational' purpose of Channel 5's Birth Night Live, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has concerns over the intrusive nature of this project. A woman giving birth should do so in a calm environment


RCOG statement on maternal obesity

8 September 2006

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists strongly acknowledges that maternal obesity needs to be recognised as a serious health problem. The problems relating to obesity and women's health have been identified for many years and the


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