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WAGPON Newsletter – September 2018

By September 3, 2018
  1. NSAMS Consultation Workshops

The development of the National Strategic Approach to Maternity Services (NSAMS) will soon begin round 2 of consultation.

The consultation will involve face to face workshops, an online survey and opportunity to submit online responses. In addition, there will also be a series of webinars to enable greater access for those in rural and remote areas or those unable to attend face to face workshops. Information regarding these webinars will be provided in the near future.

Registrations for these consultations are now OPEN. The Perth Workshop is scheduled for 15 October 2018, and Bunbury 6 November 2018.

Register here

Once you register, attendees will be notified whether their registration has been successful and provided with the venue location and details. Registrants will be provided with the draft strategy as background reading and any other relevant documentation the week prior to the workshop commencing.

2. Maternity care in General Practice – RACGP position statement

This statement was recently released by RACGP. It details the college’s belief in the vital role general practice plays in the provision of maternity care in communities throughout Australia.   View the statement here.

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