The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is a professional membership association, independent of government, working to improve health care for women both in the United Kingdom and worldwide.
The College is governed by a Royal Charter, from which are derived the College Regulations. These guide the governance, management and business arrangements of the College.
The RCOG is a registered charity in England and Wales and is subject to charity law. The Charity Commission is the independent regulator of charities.