Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT), formerly known as preimplanation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
People who have a serious inherited condition, which they might pass on to their children, can consider using IVF and preimplantation genetic testing.
This involves checking whether the embryos are affected before they are
New WHO vision to improve quality of care for pregnant women and newborns
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the publication today of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) vision to improve the quality of care for every pregnant woman and newborn baby and end preventable deaths.
Key clinical findings
Babies reported to Each Baby Counts
Final results for babies born in 2017 who were reported to Each Baby Counts.
Term babies born in the UK in 2017
Eligible babies reported
Babies fully reported and the reviews appraised by at
Officers’ update, November 2014
Paul Fogarty, Senior Vice President for Global Health, writes...
On 24 October, we celebrated the first-year anniversary of the launch of the Global Health Strategy. It has been a busy 12 months of starting new projects and programmes of activity, all
Useful resources for trainees
Useful resources to support you during your training
Glossary of terms
For definitions of key acronyms and terms you’ll come across during your training:
Read the RCOG’s glossary of terms
Read the GMC’s glossary for the regulation of medical education
Northern Ireland Committee
Meeting dates (18:00 start)
25 January 2018
26 April 2018
6 September 2018
The Northern Ireland Committee reports to UK Membership Board.
To discuss and advise the College on specialty-related matters,
Obituary: Mohamed Yusoff Dawood
M.B., Ch.B., M.D., M.MED. FRCOG, FACS, FACOG1943–2008
Dr. Mohamed Yusoff Dawood was born on September 13, 1943, in Singapore. One of six children, he was the third child of Sheikh Dawood bin Ebrahmshah and Fatimah binte Mohammed Hussain. As a student
Early pregnancy and emergency gynaecology
Many thanks for registering for the Early Pregnancy and Emergency Gynaecology Course on 18-19 March 2015. You will receive your certificate of attendance on completion of the online feedback form. Please therefore make sure your details under ‘My
RCOG statement on the National Audit Office report on maternity services in England
The National Audit Office (NAO) today released a report on the state of maternity services in England, looking at changes in maternity care since the implementation of the Department of Health’s Maternity Matters strategy in 2007.
Obituary: Raymond Trygve Booth
Dr Raymond Booth was born on the 14th of July 1925.
Dr Booth served as a Navigator Air Crew in the RAF, Lancaster Bomber's, Bomber Command from December 1943 to May 1947 prior to undertaking his undergraduate studies.
Dr Booth graduated from the