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O&G pre-20th century and foundation of the College
From early medicine to the formation of the College Obstetrics and gynaecology pre-20th century Women’s health was historically managed by women, largely in the form of unqualified midwives, who had no medical training and were quite often uneducated
India revealed
A visit to India is always a wonderful experience. India is a vibrant, colourful and beautiful country with heritage and tradition that impacts immediately. With the diversity and pageantry from its complex history, it has strong historical links with
International Women’s Day 2013 – End Forced Marriage
Being coerced or forced into marriage is a form of abuse that is unacceptable in our modern society. Forced marriage also has many significant and worrying consequences including, higher rates of maternal mortality and morbidities as well as the
RCOG response to the independent review into gross negligence manslaughter
The General Medical Council has published an independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide.
RCOG response to latest abortion statistics in England and Wales
The Department of Health and Social Care has published statistics today which show the number of abortions carried out in England and Wales is at its highest level.
RCOG appoints first Lay Chair of Trustees
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has appointed Baroness Tessa Blackstone as the first independent chair of its Trustee board.
Cognitive overload as a loss of situational awareness
  Situation At this point the team (obstetricians, anaesthetist and co-ordinating midwife) felt that delivery suite was busy and had many complex problems, but that they were managing it safely and effectively and did not consider escalating the
Decision making surrounding therapeutic hypothermia
  The reviewers found that, at times, the information contained within the local reviews lacked detail on whether or not criteria were met to initiate therapeutic hypothermia treatment.   The reviewers considered that such clinical decisions
Externality in specialty education and training
Information and guidance on externality (use of external expert assessors) in specialty training in O&G: Why externality is important Policy statement on externality The processes to which externality applies: Assessing trainee progress: ARCP and
About obstetric fistula
This page provides information about obstetric fistula, including stories from women who’ve been treated for fistula and the doctors who help prevent and treat the condition. Watch the video below to hear about the work of RCOG Fellows and Members who

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