Celebrating 500 years of Pregnancy and Birth

Since April this year the library and archives of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has been involved in a Knowledge Exchange Partnership with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and the De Partu History of Childbirth Group. The partnership mines the college’s rich collection of over 2000 books and extensive archive material…

65th Anniversary of the NHS

In celebration of the 65th Anniversary of the National Health Service, RCOG Heritage brings you this wonderful picture which was drawn by Sir Anthony Alment, former RCOG President (1978-1981). It is just one of a series of drawings by Sir Anthony, all commenting on the state of health services during the 1940s and 1950s. This…