Tuesday, April 19, 2011


As part of a project to implement the recommendations of the Birthing
Services Review, the Gold Coast Hospital is holding a Workshop. The
purpose of this workshop is to guarantee a space and time for the
voices not yet heard to contribute to this process. Please expect to
participate in small and large group conversations with this shared

WHEN: FRIDAY 6th May 2011
TIME: 1-5 pm
The Functions Centre
Cnr of Musgrave & Olsen Ave

  • Facilitated by Scott Arbuthnot
  • Small & large group conversations about:
  • Continuity of care models around Australia & options for the GCH
  • Current research: Midwives @New Group Practice Options (M@NGO, RCT)
  • Logan Hospital Midwifery Group Practice for vulnerable women- the
  • experiences of the women & midwives
  • Models of care and partnerships with Doctors
  • Midwives working in the Birth Centre, sharing their experiences as MGP
  • midwives
  • Women & families share their stories & experiences of Birthing Services at
  • GCH
  • Young Parents voices- ‘What are their choices?’ – Presented by YHES House
Participation from consumers, GP’s,
Staff, midwifery and medical is essential to
this process.
This is an exciting opportunity to participate
in the redesign, of your Birthing Service & the
journey to the new Gold Coast University

To help with numbers for afternoon tea,
please RSVP by the 4th May, if you are coming to:

Anne Moore, Midwifery Practice Project
Manager, via e-mail:
or text: 0401 049 715

Help with children will be available

If you are a Gold Coast local or have an interest in Gold Coast birthing options, please consider attending. Deirdrie Cullen has been our consumer rep on the project and would happily answer any inquiries you might have about the workshop. Her email address is dd@split-image.com.au.

Could you also please let Bec Jenkinson know if you are planning on attending so that she can ensure MC is represented by a number of reps: qldpresident@maternitycoalition.org.au or (h) 07 3351 4834 (m) 0439 765 633. Thank you.

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