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Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference

Facilitating constructive discussion and debate around the legal, ethical and medical issues surrounding conception, pregnancy and birth

22-23 August 2019 | Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

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The Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference is the premier event of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region covering key medico legal obstetric issues and recent cases. It offers unique networking opportunities between top obstetricians, midwives, neonatal staff, barristers and other legal professionals making it a key event on the obstetric, midwifery and legal calendar.


Using medico-legal claims to inform healthcare improvement
Prof Euan Wallace, Carl Wood Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University and CEO, Safer Care Victoria

Doctor wellbeing, medical errors, and patient outcomes-Time for action
Dr. Steve Robson, Past-President, RANZCOG and Co-Founder, Send Hope and Member, ANHMRC


  • Using medico-legal claims to inform healthcare improvement
  • Doctor wellbeing, medical errors, and patient outcomes-Time for action
  • Newborn resuscitation and care-What’s new and how does it relate to outcomes
  • Informed consent in New Zealand
  • Health advice by fraudulent practitioners and unrecognised persons: Challenges posed by individuals and organisations
  • Recent state reviews of assisted reproduction and surrogacy legislation: regulation in a rapidly changing environment
  • Full dilatation caesarean sections: Difficulties and potential risks
  • Preeclampsia screening, treatment, and long-term implications-Who is responsible?
  • Fatal complications: The role of the coroner
  • PANEL DISCUSSION | Informed consent-Getting it right
  • PANEL DISCUSSION | Stillbirth – Are we not yet at the point where no woman over 35yrs should be allowed to go post-dates?


The conference has been approved as a RANZCOG Approved O & G Meeting and eligible Fellows of this College can claim 12 CPD hours for full attendance.


Australian College of Neonatal Nurses
CPD Recognised Activity Day 1 & Day 2 – 12 CPD hours


Australian College of Midwives
CPD Recognised Activity Day 1 & Day 2 – 12 CPD hours



when & where

22 - 23 Aug 2019

Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone: (03) 9250 1888

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call on 02 8585 0808.


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Danielle Newman
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