Women's reproductive rights


Friday 23 February 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section


2 CPD Points

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about this event

Effective contraception and safe abortion remains a worldwide problem and has recently come back into the media as a focus for debate.


  • Understand best practice in contemporary contraception
  • Be aware of the current controversies surrounding safe abortion
  • Understand the controversies surrounding cosmetic vaginal surgery
  • Provide an update on the current development of uterine transplantation 


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We would like to thank Vitabiotics for providing goody bags at this event. We would like to thank our exhibitor British Pregnancy Advisory Service for supporting this meeting.


6.15 pm

Registration and wine reception

7.00 pm


Mr Dudley Robinson, President, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

7.05 pm

Reading of the minutes

Mr Pat O’Brien, Secretary, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

7.10 pm

Cosmetic vaginal surgery

Mr Dudley Robinson, President, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

7.35 pm

Current controversies in providing safe abortion

Professor Lesley Regan, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Mary’s Hospital

8.00 pm

Contraception online: Mobile phones and the internet for informed choice and adherence

Dr Julia Bailey, Sexual Health Associate Professor, University College London

8.25 pm

Uterine transplantation

Mr Richard Smith, Adjunct Associate Professor, NYU Medical Centre, New York, USA and Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Hammersmith Hospital

8.50 pm

Close of meeting

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  • RSM members £15-35


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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Emily Amos-ThompsonTel: 0207 290 3935 Email: og@rsm.ac.uk arrow