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CPD special circumstances guidance
There may be times in your career when full participation in the RCOG CPD programme may be difficult or even undesirable for personal or family reasons. Maintaining knowledge is one of the requirements for revalidation, and the revalidation cycle
The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion (Evidence-based Clinical Guideline No. 7)
This documents provides guidance and recommendations for healthcare professionals who provide care for women considering abortion.
Membership categories
We have a range of membership options which allow anyone working in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G), worldwide, to have a formal link with the College. Click on each category below to read a summary: Members Fellows Honorary
Air travel and pregnancy – all you need to know
The safest time to fly during pregnancy is before 37 weeks and before 32 weeks if you are carrying twins, advises new patient information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). 
Monthly blog from RCOG President
As your President, over the past year I have performed many varied roles – some I expected, but this year has been dominated by discussions and decisions that I really did not expect at all...
BJOG release: Short or long birth spacing creates greater preterm birth risk
Women who conceive less than 11 months after giving birth have a higher chance of going into labour or being medically induced before 37 weeks of gestation. In addition, the odds of a premature birth are also increased for those who wait three years to
Situational awareness
Situational awareness can be defined simply as “knowing what is going on around us”,[i] or – more technically – as “the perception of the elements in the environment within a volume of time and space, the comprehension of their meaning and the
Induction of labour: information for the public
Guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Simulations and scenarios
Resources for team training on Human Factors and Situational Awareness Human Factors simulationRead online below or download as a PDF (32kb)  Scenarios for Situational AwarenesRead online below or download as a
RCOG release: Scientific opinion paper looks at origins of ovarian cancer to help reduce risk of the disease
National guidelines on removal of the fallopian tubes, at the time of gynaecological or abdominal surgery, for women who have completed their families, should be considered to reduce the incidence of ovarian cancer, says a new Scientific Impact Paper

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