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4 September 2018
A new report, produced by the RCOG’s National Guideline Alliance, reveals that twin births are almost three times as expensive as singleton births. The findings show that the average cost to the NHS is £13,959 for a twin birth, while a singleton
31 August 2018
The RCOG was invited by Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust to assess its maternity and neonatal services. The report included 37 recommendations to drive improvements. Patient safety and the highest possible standards of care are always the
30 August 2018
The first ever national report by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) into benign gynaecological care shows some variations between NHS trusts across England.
25 August 2018
Today the Government has announced home use of misoprostol, the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion, will be legalised for women in England.
21 August 2018
A new report reveals that some Trusts across the UK do not have policy or guidance on maternal requests for caesareans.
15 August 2018
Today, the Court of Session in Scotland has announced its decision to uphold the Scottish Government’s agreement to enable women to take misoprostol - the second drug used to effect an early medical abortion – at home.
8 August 2018
Egg freezing can benefit women, particularly those who may face infertility for medical reasons, such as chemotherapy treatment for certain cancers. But the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists suggests caution for women who wish to
27 July 2018
Two doctors from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) will jump on their bikes for the almighty Prudential RideLondon to raise money for ‘Each Baby Counts’ – a national quality improvement programme to reduce the number of babies who die
20 July 2018
RCOG statement on the speech by new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matthew Hancock, on his priorities for the NHS.
17 July 2018
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has today published a report into anaesthetic care, as part of its national quality improvement programme into stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during childbirth.