13 Jun 2012 | Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
This is the sixth annual report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC). The aim of this committee is to identify areas in maternity and newborn care where improvements could be made. The purpose of this report is to provide an accurate estimate of the numbers and rates of perinatal and maternal deaths in New Zealand, to describe the risk factors for perinatal and maternal deaths, and to attempt to identify where the attention of maternity and neonatal services might be focused to prevent perinatal and maternal deaths.
The associated media release can be found here.