The Patient and Public Involvement team at the RCOG are currently recruiting for clinical members. The College is looking for Consultant or SAS doctors to sit on their Women’s Network committee. Sophie Hurst, Patient and Public Involvement Officer, said,
‘The RCOG are currently recruiting clinical representatives for their Women’s Network. This is an exciting opportunity for a clinician who is passionate about helping guide the patient and public involvement activity across the College.’
The RCOG Women’s Network is a strategic RCOG committee. There are 14 core lay members and four clinicians from across the UK on the Network which meets four times a year.
Members represent the Network across a wide range of RCOG activities, ensuring the service user perspective is at the heart of RCOG discussions and decision making. Selected for their broad expertise and passion for women’s health, Network members help the College with the development of guidelines, patient information, training and education, continuing professional development, audit and quality improvement and policy. They also bring insight into the College on current and emerging issues in women’s health which may need consideration and action, and lead their own projects.
The clinical representatives on the Network work alongside the lay members to ensure the College is putting the patient/public perspective at the heart of all it does. The clinical representatives can bring their experience and understanding from frontline practice, including knowledge of some of the challenges and issues affecting women and people, to help inform the Women’s Network views and work plan.
Network members serve a three year term, with the potential of serving one further term.
BSGE members who are interested in getting involved should apply by Sunday 5 November. Click on the link below to find out more: