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Optimising gynaecological services in coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The RCOG and Specialist Societies have developed a range of guidance for gynaecological services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • Read the joint RCOG, BSGE and BGCS guidance for the management of abnormal uterine bleeding in the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic


  • Read joint RCOG, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and British Society of Abortion Care Providers guidance for healthcare professionals on coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and abortion care
  • Read the associated Q&As for the public
  • Read our decision aid for early medical abortion without ultrasound
  • Read our statement on telemedicine abortion care and safeguarding young people

Gynaecological cancers

Cervical screening and colposcopy services

  • Read the BSCCP and RCOG colposcopy guidance during COVID-19 pandemic
  • For information about cervical screening and colposcopy during the pandemic, there is some useful advice available from Jo’s Trust and the Eve Appeal. General information on cervical screening is available from the NHS website.

Gynaecological endoscopy

  • Read the Joint RCOG/BSGE Guidance on Gynaecological Endoscopy during the COVID-19 pandemic published 21 December 2020

Menopause and HRT

Research studies