As this year draws to a close, I would like to thank you all for your support of NASOG throughout 2020 and acknowledge the challenges we have all faced and dealt with during this unique time. As demonstrated by the number and content of the “president’s articles this year, NASOG has been tirelessly working toContinue reading “A Reflection on 2020”
The recent coverage of the tragic newborn deaths at Blacktown Hospital in outer Sydney brings the evolving crisis in obstetric care in Australia into sharp relief. Pressures on the capacity of this hospital to manage the numbers and complexities of maternity patients in the district could soon be seen in every public hospital throughout theContinue reading “Blacktown Hospital and the Evolving Crisis in Obstetric Care”
The week of 6-11 September was Women’s Health Week, a nation-wide campaign centred on improving women’s health and helping them to make healthier choices across all aspects of their lives. Women’s Health Week attracts the support of organisations, high profile ambassadors, businesses, community, sporting and media groups across the country and draws attention to allContinue reading “We’re All in This Together”
It is common knowledge that in recent years, fewer Australian mothers have been giving birth in the private system. This is obviously having a significant impact on the work of many NASOG members and is a priority area for our advocacy.
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Have you renewed your membership of NASOG for this year? If not, I want to ask you to seriously consider rejoining the association at this crucial time in the evolution of our specialty. Obstetrics and gynaecology as we know it, is under threat. The spectre of managed care has never been a more obvious orContinue reading “Why NASOG is the Voice of Your Profession”
The end of the financial year often marks renewal time for association memberships and NASOG is no different. This year we are working pro-actively on a number of issues that impact our profession. If you are not already a NASOG member, I encourage you to join now and add your voice to our advocacy. TheContinue reading “Being Part of NASOG has Never Been So Important!”
Hearing more about fixed cost maternity programs? How will they impact private medicine in Australia and what will they really cost in the long term?
The wind back of some restrictions around COVID-19 this week has prompted A/Prof Pecoraro to turn his thoughts to our Post-COVID advocacy.