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Developing patient information leaflets
The development process for our patient information leaflets Patient information development process Initial draft The RCOG’s Patient Information Committee is made up of obstetricians and gynaecologists, midwives and members of the RCOG
Short intervals between pregnancies result in decreased pregnancy length
Women who have short intervals between pregnancies of less than 18 months are more likely to see a decrease in the length of subsequent pregnancies, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Working with industry
Introduction This statement covers arrangements for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (the ‘RCOG’) working and interacting with for-profit organisations, companies and business (collectively referred to as ‘industry’) and covers all
Perineal tearing is a national issue we must address
We know that around 90% of women tear during childbirth; however some women can suffer from more severe forms of tearing, which can significantly damage the anal sphincter, the muscle that controls the anus.
O&G: the RCOG’s membership magazine
O&G is the membership magazine of the RCOG Its aim is to keep our members and trainees up to date in the latest developments in women's healthcare. The focus of O&G is to raise awareness and tackle workforce issues, as well as to provide support
Leadership and management training
This is one of the recommendations from the ‘unit, trust and local education provider’ section of the RCOG/RCM undermining toolkit. Leadership and management training The RCOG publication Becoming Tomorrow’s Specialist advocates leadership
RCOG calls for government action to tackle racial inequalities in women’s healthcare
To mark International Women’s Day 2020, the RCOG has released a policy statement summarising current information around the racial inequalities that persist in women’s healthcare in the UK.
OASI Care Bundle Project: Background
Background and history of the OASI Care Bundle project What is OASI? An OASI is an obstetric anal sphincter injury which can occur during vaginal birth. The long-term consequences of OASI include anal incontinence and dyspareunia which can result in
Officers' update, January 2015
Prof Alan Cameron, Vice President Clinical Quality, writes... As 2014 ended the RCOG hosted the launch of the maternal mortality report by the team at MBRRACE. The Nuffield Hall was packed with health professionals from the multidisciplinary teams
Assigning risk status at the onset of labour
  The first theme that emerged on reviewing the reports was the quality of assessment of risk for mothers and their babies at the start of labour.   By incorrectly assigning a mother to a low-risk pathway, maternity providers limit the

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