RCOG launches “Better for Women” report
UK women facing widespread barriers to essential healthcare services
29 November 2019
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is calling for better joined up services, as part of its “Better for Women” report, published today. It emphasises the need for national strategies to meet the needs of girls and women across their life course – from adolescence, to the middle years and later life.
There should also be greater focus on moving the UK away from providing a disease intervention service towards a preventative health service, says the report.
RCOG backs decriminalisation of abortion
News 22 September 2017
The Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has voted strongly in favour of supporting the removal of criminal sanctions associated with abortion in the UK. The College sought a position on this matter as it represents the group of doctors who provide the majority of abortion services across the UK.
The College will now adopt the following statement as its formal position:
The RCOG supports the removal of criminal sanctions associated with abortion in the UK.
Continued at source: https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/news/rcog-backs-decriminalisation-of-abortion/