Should RANZCOG drop ‘Royal’ from its name?

The prefix was 'emblematic' of Australia's and New Zealand's colonial history, argue Professor James Nicklin and Dr Greg Robertson.
King Charles III.

Obstetricians and gynaecologists are the latest specialties to confront a debate on whether being a fellow of a ‘royal’ college is outdated and offensive.

Professor James Nicklin and Dr Greg Robertson — based in Brisbane and Sydney, respectively — have been campaigning for RANZCOG to drop the Royal prefix and become ANZCOG but claim the college’s board is resisting change.