Advocacy & News

December 2017
Mercy Health, Victoria

In an Australian first, Werribee Mercy Hospital has introduced an obstetric triage tool to support the consistent, accurate and timely emergency care of pregnant and postpartum women.

Funded by Better Care Victoria, the Obstetric Triage Decision Aid developed by the Mercy Hospital for

December 2017

A bold plan to find savings in the public hospital system by having governments pay a package deal or bundled price for maternity services has been put on hold.

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority has also warned that the problems identified with bundled pricing will affect similar

October 2017

Gold Coast Health perinatal psychiatrist Dr Susan Roberts heads up Queensland’s only inpatient facility offering perinatal and infant mental health services in a public hospital.

The 

October 2017

A maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

The project, led by The University of Queensland’s