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Reproductive Health/Community Gynaecology Working Group

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 M6
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Reproductive Health/Community Gynaecology Working Group
Date(s): 1991-1993
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
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Extent: 1 volume, 1 box
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Group was set up by Council in 1991 to monitor the development of posts in community gynaecology. Its terms of reference were: to determine the role of the consultant in reproductive health/community gynaecology and to advise Council on its development; to formulate guidelines for training; to recommend procedure for recognition of training programmes; to recommend procedure for the award of certificates of completion of training; to monitor existing training posts; to propose procedure for RCOG/Faculty of Family Planning involvement in consultant appointments; to liase between RCOG, BAFPD and the proposed Faculty of Family Planning on reproductive health/community gynaecology; to liase with the Department of Health regarding manpower and funding for posts. The group was considered to have completed its work by mid 1993 and held its last meeting in October of that year.


Scope and content/abstract:

Agenda, minutes and papers, correspondence, background material and the draft report of the Reproductive Health/Community Gynaecology working group of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1991-1993.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open 20 years after last date on file

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: vested in the College.

Finding aids:

A general index to the files listed in the catalogue of the Archives of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is maintained in the College Archives; refer to the College Archivist.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records of the working group were transferred to the Archives by the secretary to the Higher Training Committee. The minute book was transferred by the Deputy College Secretary's Office, which provided secretarial support for the working group.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Archives holds a file of the College President on community gynaecology, 1990-1993 (Ref: A4/25/42).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Clare Cowling, Archivist, RCOG.

Rules or conventions:
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; ISAD(G), Second Edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions:
February 2001; April 2002

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