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8th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference 2016

Novotel Melbourne on Collins | Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
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Title: 8th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference 2016
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Aug, 8, 2016 to Aug, 9, 2016
Location: Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 2499 to 2788 AUD
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The 8th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference will continue the tradition of bringing together Australia’s top obstetric, midwifery and legal professionals for discussion and assessment of recent cases involving legal, ethical and medical issues surrounding conception, pregnancy, birth and the health of all involved.


2016 will see a broadening of the focus to include discussion around Neonatal negligence, as well as discussion around;


Australian Transfer from Planned Birth at Home Guidelines - A Safety and Quality Process

When it all goes Terribly Wrong - How to Keep Patients Safe in the Hospital System

Two Sides to Every Story-What Happened at Bacchus Marsh Hospital?

Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity at Term: How Much is Preventable?

Failure of Antenatal Ultrasound to Detect Congenital Abnormalities: Is it ‘Medical Error’ or ‘Limitation of a Screening Test’?

Consultant Paediatricians in the Labour Ward: How Best to Forge Successful Partnerships?

Determining Quality of Life - A Nursing Perspective

Planned Home Birth - Information, Advice and Warnings

Multiple Pregnancy and Fetal Anomalies: Risks, Opportunities and Ethical Considerations in the era of Fetal Surgery

PANEL DISCUSSION | Domestic Violence – The Challenges around Screening, Child Protection Notifications and Ways to Support Women while Considering the Legal Issues

The Provision of Information in Obstetric Care and the Recent Decision of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015]

Conscientious Objection by Doctors to Abortion

Reflections on the Case of Dr Waney Squiers & an Expert’s Duty to the Court

Detached from Reality? Law and the Expectations on Neonatal / Paediatric Trainees

This year's speakers include:


Caroline Homer, Professor of Midwifery, Associate Dean, International and Development and Associate Head, WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney and President, Australian College of Midwives

Dr Nicola Yuen, Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Bendigo Health

Professor Michael Permezel, University of Melbourne & Mercy Hospital for Women & President, RANZCOG

Dr Nicole Woodrow, Consultant Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasonologist, Pauline Gandel Imaging Centre, Royal Women's Hospital

Dr Stephen Cole, Consultant Obstetrician & Specialist in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Deputy Director, Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Epworth Healthcare & Head of the Multiple Pregnancy Clinic, Royal Women's Hospital

A/Prof Ted Weaver, Deputy Head Sunshine Coast Clinical School, School of Medicine, University of Qld and SMO in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nambour General Hospital

Dr Janet Green, RN, PhD, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Associate Professor Tina Cockburn, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, QUT Faculty of Law, Brisbane

Vinay Rane, Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Professor in Women's Health to New York State University, Harvard University, United Nations, Mayo Clinic, President of the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Consultant Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Melbourne Mothers, and Forensic Physician

Anna Walsh, Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame

Janine McIlwraith, Principal Lawyer, Slater & Gordon Lawyers

Louise Everitt, Clinical Midwifery Consultant, Complex Pregnancy Care, Honorary Associate, University of Technology Sydney

Bill Madden, National Practice Group Leader - Medical Law, Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law, Slater and Gordon Lawyers

Timothy Bowen, Senior Solicitor – Advocacy, Claims & Education, MIGA

Kevin Connor SC, Barrister, Maurice Byers Chambers, Sydney

Anne Shortall, Principal Lawyer, Slater & Gordon Lawyers

Kate Fisher, Lawyer, Slater & Gordon Lawyers

Dr Kathleen Baird, Director of Midwifery and Nursing Education, Women’s & Newborn & Children’s Services, Gold Coast  University Hospital and School of Nursing and Midwifery/Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Menzies Health Institute of Queensland, Griffith University

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Novotel Melbourne on Collins

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Melbourne Vic 3000

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