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Slow progress on ‘landmark’ maternity reforms

Major stumbling blocks still exist for eligible midwives and nurse practitioners to take advantage of the government’s reforms. Linda Belardi reports. Fewer than five eligible midwives have managed to sign a collaborative agreement with a doctor, one year into the ...

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Lack of collaboration stalls maternity reform

Midwives urge government to relook at legislation. The government's maternity reforms are "doomed to fail" as a result of obstetricians refusing to enter into collaborative arrangements with midwives. This is according to the Australian College of Midwives (ACM), which said ...

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