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RCOG statement in response to the NGA report on twin pregnancy costs

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


Statement on RCOG invited review into Shrewsbury and Telford maternity services

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


Benign gynaecological care report shows variations between NHS trusts

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.


RCOG & FSRH statement on women in England being able to take misoprostol at home

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.


RCOG statement about Birthrights report on maternal requests for caesareans

21 August 2018

A new report reveals that some Trusts across the UK do not have policy or guidance on maternal requests for caesareans.


FSRH/RCOG statement in response to the Scottish judicial review

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.


RCOG suggests caution over social egg freezing

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


RCOG doctors team up for RideLondon to save babies lives

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


RCOG statement on new Health Secretary priorities

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.


Recommendations made to reduce perinatal deaths and brain injuries in childbirth

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.


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