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GP News, Issue 6 - December 2016

Articles in issue 6:

  • Early help cuts high rates of depression in mothers of preterm babies
  • Shared maternity care reaccreditation; Reaccreditation for Shared Maternity Care Affiliate GPs and Obstetricians
  • Referral to the Women's Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Seminar: Breast, gynaecological and prostate cancer management in primary health care
  • Neonatal ehandbook and new maternity ehandbook
  • Australia's mothers and babies 2014—in brief

GP News, Issue 5 - September 2016

Articles in issue 5:

  • Vaccinations during pregnancy
  • Seminar on Pregnancy, Neonatal and Infant Issues
  • Training in psychosexual medicine at the Women's
  • Perinatal data: birth outcomes
  • New Parkville cancer care model
  • Victorian Maternity and Newborn Clinical Network (VMNCN) newsletter
  • Shared Maternity Care Workshop 2016 fully booked

GP News, Issue 4 - July 2016

Articles in issue 4:

  • Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence
  • Changes to women's health referral process
    • Change to named referral
    • Interpreter requirement
  • Well Women’s Clinic closure
  • Relocation of day chemotherapy services to Peter Mac
  • Having your baby at the Women’s
  • Multiple Pregnancy - CME Symposium
  • Contemporary Issues in Clinical Obstetrics: Multiple pregnancy

GP News, Issue 3 - April 2016

Articles in issue 3:

  • Assisting FGM/C affected women
  • Reaccreditation for Shared Maternity Care Affiliates: 2017-2019
  • Pregnancy Advisory Service (PAS)
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Zika virus and pregnancy
  • The Women's Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medicines Guide 
  • Discharge summary is changing

GP News, Issue 2 - December 2015

Articles in Issue 2:

  • New model of postnatal-care at the Women's
  • Victorian Maternity Record
  • SMC Guidelines 2015 Competition winners

GP News, Issue 1 - September 2015

Articles in Issue 1:

  • New testing protocol for Gestational Diabetes at the Women’s
  • Who to test early for diabetes with GTT or other screenings
  • Neonatal eHandbook - a free online resource
  • Reminder to give women hard copy test results to take to first pregnancy hospital appointment
  • Folic acid fortification issues: Chief Health Officer Advice


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