Advocacy & News

January 2018

Perinatal loss is a devastating event for both families and the professionals looking after them.  

In order to ensure mothers and families receive the best care in hospital settings, provision of education using a structured approach is required.

Mater Research Institute –The

January 2018

The first nationally agreed standard of care for women experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding says women should be offered less invasive treatments before considering a hysterectomy – a major operation best done only when other treatments are not suitable.

Heavy menstrual bleeding affects

January 2018
A study evaluating the outcomes of women (and their babies) who intended to have a waterbirth a King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) has been published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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