Records of the RCOG Guidelines and Audit Committee

Scope and Content

Papers of the RCOG Guidelines and Audit Committee, including meeting papers of the committee and of the related Patient Information Sub-group and Consent Sub-group, together with copies of Consent Advice, Clinical Governance Advice, Statements and joint statements with the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the Royal College of Midwives published by the RCOG.

Administrative / Biographical History

The RCOG Guidelines and Audit Committee was formed following a decision to combine the responsibilities of the Audit Committee (disbanded in April 1999) with the administration and production of RCOG guidelines, formerly a responsibility of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC).

The first meeting of the new committee, known initially as the Guideline and Audit Sub Committee (GASC), and later the Guidelines and Audit Committee (GAC) took place in April 1999. Reporting to the Clinical Effectiveness and Standards Board, and later the Standards Board, it oversaw the development of guidelines and co-ordinated audit and guideline activity in obstetrics and gynaecology, preparing funding applications to support this work.

Arrangement

By subject

Conditions Governing Access

Permission is required from RCOG senior management via the College Archivist for access to unpublished College records less than twenty years old.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Reproductions available at the discretion of the College Archivist.

Custodial History

Internal transfers from the Clinical Guidelines Department.

Related Material

Related material at the RCOG may be found at the following references:

RCOG/B10/1 Minutes and papers of the Scientific Advisory Committee and predecessors

RCOG/L Records of the Clinical Governance and Standards Department of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists