Presentations from the 'Building capacity in the maternity sector' workshop

2 Sep 2015 | Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

9:30am Introduction Dr Sue Belgrave   
9:35am Official welcome Hon. Dr Jonathan Coleman   
9:50am What's in this year's report? Dr Lynn Sadler  Findings of the ninth report of the PMMRC
10:15am Perinatal loss and talking to families Suzanne Pullen   
10:45am Morning tea    
11:15am Neonatal mortality and morbidity in New Zealand  Dr Carl Kuschel Neonatal mortality and morbidity review in New Zealand
12:00pm Perinatal and maternal mortality in New Zealand: a midwifery perspective  Norma Campbell  A midwifery perspective

Panel: How can we build capacity in the New Zealand maternity system to meet the needs of:

  • Maori women
  • Pacific women
  • Indian women.


Dr Leigh Duncan

Jacinta Fa'alili and Letitia Taihia

Dr Nilima Upadhyay 

1:15pm Lunch    
2:00pm Talking about post-mortem  Suzanne Pullen & Linda Penlington  
2:20pm Talking to family violence  Kathy Lowe   
2:40pm Risk management in labour ward (fetal surveillance) Dr Martin Sowter   
3:00pm AMOSS – rheumatic heart disease in New Zealand  Dr Claire McLintock

Rheumatic Heart Disease in Pregnancy (presentation slides)

Rheumatic Heart Disease in Pregnancy (video of presentation) 

3:20pm Afternoon tea     
3:40pm Neonatal encepalopathy case review – findings Gail McIver & Suzanne Miller

How can health professionals use audit research to reduce morbidity and mortality?

4:00pm  Multidisciplinary presentation on Waikato DHB response to the 7th PMMRC report  Claire West, Deirdre Rohlandt & Sue Cole  
4:20pm  Questions and close PMMRC members   

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