Tag: homebirth

Healthcare

The homebirth controversy: Informed consent and a child’s right

According to Homebirth Australia, the latest Australian data shows homebirth rates have increased by 56% in one year; there were 863 homebirths in 2009 and 1345 in 2010. Following this, there have been inquests around the country looking at homebirth deaths in recent years. We had the opportunity to hear from Ann Catchlove* on informed…

14 Apr 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Close-Up: Professor Mary Chiarella

Mary Chiarella is Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at the University of Sydney. Her career spans 40 years both in the United Kingdom and Australia across a variety of nursing and midwifery services. Mary will be delivering a keynote speech at the 6th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference, taking place on the 26th and 27th June in…

18 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights