Women’s health

RANZCOG works to improve health outcomes for women in Australia, New Zealand and globally. We provide tools and resources for women and their clinicians on a variety of women’s health issues.

Find a women’s health doctor

Search our directorate of qualified women’s health practitioners in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand to find a doctor near you.

Who is your O&G doctor?

You may be cared for by doctors at different stages of their specialist training and career in obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G), in community and hospital settings throughout Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.


YOUR HEALTH

For public 4 February 2022
Raising Awareness Tool for Endometriosis (RATE)
RATE is a quick-to-use online tool for patients and health professionals to assess possible endometriosis symptoms.

WOMEN’S HEALTH NEWS

Advocacy 25 June 2022
RANZCOG statement on Roe v Wade ruling
The College strongly supports the availability of abortion being an…
COVID-19 15 June 2022
COVID-19 and pregnant health care workers and other at-risk workers
The purpose of this communiqué is to address the issue…
Aotearoa New Zealand 14 June 2022
RANZCOG welcomes commitment to women’s health strategy
RANZCOG welcomes the Government’s promise to establish a women’s health…
Cancer 14 June 2022
‘I hope that stories like that of my family make a difference’
On World Ovarian Cancer Day, Edel Taylor shares her story.
the College 14 June 2022
Shared decision making
Healthcare professionals need to communicate information about risk to patients…
the College 14 June 2022
VBAC Webinar – 14 June
Join us for this discussion on the topic of Vaginal…
Aotearoa New Zealand 22 May 2022
New Zealand budget 2022 statement
RANZCOG welcomes Aotearoa New Zealand’s latest budget.
COVID-19 22 April 2022
COVID-19 vaccination when pregnant or breastfeeding and for those planning pregnancy
Pregnant women have a higher risk of severe illness from…
the College 11 April 2022
Vaccination and Pregnancy webinar – 4 May
This webinar will discuss COVID-19 vaccines and seasonal influenza vaccines.
Advocacy 23 March 2022
RANZCOG welcomes commitment to STP
RANZCOG welcomes the Federal Government’s ongoing commitment in the budget…
Advocacy 23 March 2022
Australian Endometriosis Guideline
In 2021, RANZCOG published the first Australian clinical guideline on…
Advocacy 22 March 2022
RANZCOG 2022-23 pre-budget submission
RANZCOG, the peak body for obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s…
COVID-19 14 February 2022
Vaccines are safe and maximise protection
mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 are recommended for all people trying…
COVID-19 17 January 2022
Get vaccinated or boosted now
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the Royal Australian…
COVID-19 17 December 2021
RANZCOG reiterates advice on COVID-19 vaccination
mRNA vaccines for COVID-19 are recommended for all people trying…
COVID-19 5 November 2021
Statement on booster vaccinations
A booster dose can be considered if you are 18…
Media release 24 June 2021
RANZCOG welcomes support for parents grieving miscarriage or stillbirth
RANZCOG welcomes moves in Australia to support parents grieving miscarriage…
the College 7 June 2021
RANZCOG Women’s Health Summit 2021
View recommendations from experts across the O&G field at our…

USEFUL RESOURCES

For the public


Read the most up-to-date information about health topics and medical procedures, written by expert specialist doctors.

For clinicians

Your O&G doctor uses our statements and guidelines on medical topics and procedures to inform their practice, ensuring the best outcomes for your health.

For public 9 July 2020

RANZCOG Consumer Network

The RANZCOG Consumer Network provides opportunities for consumers to contribute to the work of the College, and to women’s health more broadly.
A RANZCOG Māori Fellow holding her baby

Equitable healthcare

Find out more about the work we do to improve women’s health outcomes in Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, and with our nearest neighbours in the Pacific.

FIRST NATIONS HEALTH

HAUORA WĀHINE MĀORI

GLOBAL HEALTH

the College 7 June 2021

RANZCOG Women’s Health Summit 2021

View recommendations from experts across the O&G field at our last Women’s Health Summit in Canberra.