The Federal Minister for Health, Nicola Roxon, has established the following interactive website for consumers to have their say on the current maternity system. www.yourhealth.gov.au The site includes a link to the PM's blog focused on health. He’s keen to hear your views and ideas for the future of our health system. To participate or read what other's have said visit www.pm.gov.au.
Birthrites is currently involved in the discussions at federal level around national registration of midwives and the provision of professional indemnity insurance.
We are also involved in clarifying the requirements midwives must meet to be able to provide medicare-funded services.
More information will be provided as details become clearer.
Maternity Coalition is a national organisation with the aim of improving choices in childbirth for Australian women.
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