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Pelvic floor repair operation
This information is for you if you are about to have, or you are recovering from, an operation for a prolapse of your pelvic floor (when the sling of muscles that supports your bladder, bowel and vagina has slipped or descended).
Outcome of the General Meeting held on 21 September
At the General Meeting of the RCOG held at the College on Friday 21 September 2018, all Resolutions to amend the Regulations were passed. A revised version of the Regulations will be published on the website shortly.
RCOG & FSRH statement on women in England being able to take misoprostol at home
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.
BJOG release: New study suggests light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in childhood
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Vaginal hysterectomy
This information is for you if you are about to have, or you are recovering from, a vaginal hysterectomy – an operation to remove your uterus (womb) through your vagina.
RCOG statement on drug treatment for excessive blood loss after childbirth
A major trial published in The Lancet shows that a cheap and widely available medication can reduce deaths from severe bleeding after childbirth; the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide. The study of 20,000 women from 21 countries shows
Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month: Know your body
September marks Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month; a UK-wide initiative led by women’s cancer charity, The Eve Appeal. The campaign aims to encourage more women to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease, and to feel comfortable speaking
RCOG statement: Cervical cancer prevention week
This week (24-30 January) is cervical cancer prevention week (CCPW), a UK-wide initiative led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. It aims to highlight symptoms and causes of cervical cancer and the importance of vaccination and cervical screening (smear
RCOG prizes and award winners 2018
Calcutta Eden Hospital Annual Prize Hiba Khan York Hospital ETHICON Student Elective Amy Hough University of Exeter / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ETHICON Student Elective Zahirah Solim Newcastle
Induction of labour: information for the public
Guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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