The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) works to improve healthcare for women and girls everywhere.

London, UK
Joined October 2009
Yesterday we were delighted to welcome Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal @RoyalFamily and RCOG Royal Patron Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge @KensingtonRoyal to the official opening of the RCOG headquarters. (1/2)
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We value excellence in research. The Harold Malkin Prize honours two specialty trainees producing outstanding original work. First place: £250. Second place: £150. Find out more: fal.cn/3oP2D
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Enhance your knowledge of surgical techniques in prolapse and stress urinary incontinence surgery using native tissue at our innovative virtual course, hosted in collaboration with BSUG. Book here: fal.cn/3oOTN
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We are pleased to welcome Professor Liona Poon as a speaker at #RCOG2022. Dr Poon is an Academic Subspecialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine at @CUHKofficial and Visiting Professor at the Department of Women and Children’s Health, @KingsCollegeLon. Book now: fal.cn/3oMYT
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It was a privilege to win an award last night for our work to ban virginity testing and hymenoplasty, alongside @IKWRO @MewsOrg @KNFMHBV and @MidwivesRCM
Congratulations to the winner of #SMKAwards2022 #BestCoalitionOrCollaboration: Coalition to ban virginity testing and hymenoplasty. Amazing work!👏 @IKWRO @MewsOrg @KNFMHBV @RCObsGyn @MidwivesRCM #LoveCampaigning
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Our new hub of dynamic guidance content contains summaries of clinical guidelines developed and reviewed by experts. Access the content: fal.cn/3oMvS
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Are you a RCOG Member or Trainee working in the field of endometriosis? You could receive up to £5,000 for research through the Endometriosis Millennium Fund! Find out more: fal.cn/3oL7V
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We welcome this step by @brandonlewis and @NIOgov to introduce regulations which removes the need for Executive approval to commission and fund abortion services in #NorthernIreland
Today, Secretary of State @brandonlewis has made regulations to ensure abortion services are commissioned in Northern Ireland, following no progress from @niexecutive and @healthdpt. See statement: questions-statements.parliam…
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When surveyed for our #LeftTooLong report, RCOG members working in urogynaecology felt strongly that it was the worst hit of all areas of elective gynaecology. Read the report to see our key recommendations: fal.cn/3oKvZ
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In our latest blog, Dr Jayne Kavanagh and Dr Patricia A. Lohr @lohrpa discuss the role of medical education and training in abortion, the barriers to providing it, and the work of the RCOG to create the next generation of providers. Read more: fal.cn/3oKhf #SRHR
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Recruitment of doctors with specialist skills to provide both emergency O&G services and fertility outpatient clinics in a remote location can be challenging. Chapter four of our workforce report includes examples of different models to address this: fal.cn/3oJfg
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Last month we published our Left for Too Long report, detailing the scale and impact of gynaecology waiting lists. If you would like to receive updates on key reports such as this, but are not an RCOG member, then sign up to our mailing list today: fal.cn/3oIGU
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We are pleased to welcome @DOckendenLtd as a plenary speaker at #RCOG2022, alongside 100+ expert speakers from around the globe. Register today to join our flagship event: fal.cn/3oId4
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We are delighted that RCOG Women’s Voices Lead @ShaistaGohir OBE has been appointed to the House of Lords as a non-party-political peer. Read our response: rcog.org.uk/news/rcog-women-… (1/2)
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We believe Shai will make an important and effective contribution to the work of the @UKHouseofLords and we look forward to working her in her new role. (2/2)
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Are you a clinician or scientist working in obstetrics or gynaecology? We invite you to apply for a lecture slot at the RCOG Annual Academic Meeting, to present your research in the field of your choice. More information can be found here: fal.cn/3oGw7
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This new report by @HFEA explores people's experiences of accessing fertility services during the pandemic. While it is promising to see that many fertility services are recovering quickly, inequalities persist across the sector. (1/2)
Today we’ve published a new report ‘Impact of COVID-19 on fertility treatment 2020’. This report highlights the impact that the pandemic had on fertility treatment, fertility services and patients. Read the full report 👉 bit.ly/3suzV01 #FertilityTreatment #COVID19
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We hope that removing barriers of access to reproductive healthcare will be a focus moving forward so that everyone, regardless of ethnicity, postcode or age bracket can access high quality and timely care. (2/2)
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Developed to support healthcare professionals globally, our new content hub of clinical guidance includes informative, bitesized resources to enable quick access to the key information from RCOG guidance. View here: fal.cn/3oG6x
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The strategy says it will drive progress on universal sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). To achieve this, funding for #SRHR must be restored to pre-2020 levels. (2/3)
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Only with sufficient and stable investment in SRHR can this strategy deliver on the sustainable development goal 3.7 and universal access to SRH services for all. (3/3)
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