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Green-top Guidelines

Green-top Guidelines provide systematically developed recommendations which assist clinicians and patients in making decisions about appropriate treatment for specific conditions.

Scientific Impact Papers

Scientific Impact Papers advise on emerging or controversial scientific issues of relevance to obstetrics and gynaecology, together with the implications for future practice.

Consent Advice

Consent is an important part of clinical practice and the RCOG Consent Advice series promotes good practice in this area.


Clinical Governance Advice

Clinical Governance Advice documents are produced by the Guidelines Committee and the Professional and Clinical Standards Committee.


Good Practice Papers

Good Practice documents provide practical guidance to clinicians and managers on workplace issues identified through repeated requests from providers and managers of the service.

Best Practice Papers

The Best Practice Papers for Leading Safe Choices are based on existing RCOG, FSRH, FIGO, WHO and Jhpiego materials and have been developed by a senior group of international experts drawn from RCOG senior fellows and partners.

You can browse all of our guidance using the links above, or search for guidance using the site search.

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We also publish a range of patient information.

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