National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Are We Accepting the Death of Private Obstetrics?
Are you losing count of the closures of private maternity units in recent years? It seems that we can’t go two months without hearing about another case of private unit closure and subsequent crisis in the already overwhelmed public system. NASOG’s fight in Cairns has current media attention, but this is not a Queensland specific…
No Risk Births?
As the regional maternity crisis continues to roll out across the country, Queensland Health bureaucrats are attempting to address the high-profile maternity bypass at Gladstone Hospital by enabling ‘No Risk Births’ to take place there. Superficially, this may appear to be good news for the expectant mothers of the Gladstone district. However, NASOG has a…
Canberra. We Have A Problem.
Since I became NASOG President in 2019, I have used the word ‘Crisis’ in relation to obstetric services in almost every article, interview and meeting I have been involved in. This is not an overstatement and far from being sensationalist, the situation is worsening and demands our attention if we are to safeguard obstetric services…
Keeping the Pressure On!
Since 2019, NASOG has been warning State and Federal Governments that without support to increase the use of private obstetrics, public obstetric units would start to collapse. Today we are reading a new story in the media almost daily about another hospital somewhere in the country (usually regional areas) that is closing its maternity unit.…
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NASOG is committed to ensuring the survival and success of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialties in Australia.
We advocate directly to Government and other stakeholders to maintain access and affordability for O&G services.
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