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New study explores the extent of bullying and undermining among O&G consultants

27 June 2016

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has undertaken the first investigation into incidents of bullying and undermining among obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) consultants in the UK.


Women suffering with nausea and vomiting and hyperemesis gravidarum in pregnancy ‘need more support’

22 June 2016

A woman’s quality of life can be adversely affected by nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and hyperemesis gravidarum and healthcare professionals should address the severity of their symptoms and impact on their mental health, outlines new guidance


RCOG release: New measures to prevent maternal deaths

22 June 2016

Unwell pregnant women should be 'red flagged' by doctors – experts call for new measures to prevent maternal deaths.


RCOG release: Pregnant women with epilepsy need ‘specialist care’

20 June 2016

While most women with epilepsy give birth safely, healthcare professionals must do more to control the condition in pregnant women, according to new guidance published today at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress in


TOG press release: One in three women under 35 ‘missing out’ on cervical screening

17 June 2016

National rollout of HPV testing, as well as the introduction of self-testing, could improve uptake and further reduce the incidence of cervical cancer in the UK 


Press release: Each Baby Counts launches first annual report

9 June 2016

More robust and comprehensive local reviews are urgently needed to ensure lessons can be learnt and improvements made.


RCOG statement: Professor Lesley Regan has been elected President of the RCOG

21 May 2016

Professor Lesley Regan is the first female President of the College in 64 years.


RCOG statement: MBRRACE-UK report on stillbirths and neonatal deaths

17 May 2016

Today, MBRRACE-UK publishes its annual perinatal mortality surveillance report which examines the deaths of babies from 24 weeks of pregnancy. There were 3,252 stillbirths and 1,381 neonatal deaths in 2014, which means almost 6 deaths per 1,000


RCOG statement: Lancet study examines global abortion rates

12 May 2016

A new Lancet study has shown that abortion rates have declined significantly over the last 25 years in developed countries and are at a historic low. But in developing countries, where many abortions are unsafe, rates have remained level,


RCOG statement: Study claims too much folate can increase autism risk

12 May 2016

New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests there could be an increased risk of autism in children of mother's who have too much folate. 


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