One file relating to the RCOG's role and response to the Joint Council of Midwifery's inquiry into non-therapeutic abortion, containing correspondence, comments on the interim report, related papers and the College's memorandum of 21 December 1937 to the Inter-departmental Committee, together with a copy of the Joint Council of Midwifery's final report in 1938.
Joint Council of Midwifery: RCOG response to the Interim Report on non-therapeutic abortion
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCOG/C18
- Dates of Creation1936 - 1938
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
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Administrative / Biographical History
This inquiry was set up by a committee of the Joint Council of Midwifery in 1936, with the College President, Sir Ewen Maclean, as the College's representative. In 1937 an interim report, including comments from the constituent bodies with representatives on the Midwifery committee, was forwarded to the Inter-departmental Committee on Abortion which had been set up by the Ministry of Health.
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Open for research.
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Copyright of the RCOG. Reproductions available at the discretion of the College Archivist.
Probably removed at some stage from Sir Ewen Maclean's general correspondence as College President.