Credentialing & Affiliates List

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More than 750 doctors and midwives are registered as shared maternity care affiliates with the Women's.

There are joint credentialing and re-credentialing criteria and a joint process with the Royal Women’s Hospital, Mercy Health, Western Health and Northern Hospital.

Affiliates list

Download a list of our shared maternity care affiliates 

Re-credential as an Affiliate

General Practitioners and Obstetricians

Every three years (aligned with the RACGP triennium), affiliates need to undertake reaccreditation.

Information will be communicated to affiliates in early 2025.

For the upcoming re-credentialing, the following will be required:

  • Evidence of at least 5 hours of pregnancy related CPD undertaken in the 2023-2025 triennium (if you are a GP. If you are an obstetrician, this is not required). 
  • Evidence of medical indemnity.
  • Agreement to undertakings.


For the upcoming re-credentialing, the following will be required:

  • Current Midwifery Registration and Medical Indemnity Insurance.
  • Ten pregnancy related CPD points/hours
    Attendance at annual half day Shared Maternity Care Workshops held jointly by the Women's, in the current triennium.
  • Agreement to undertakings. 

Credentialing as a new Affiliate

General Practitioners & Obstetricians

To credential as a Shared Maternity Care Affiliate GP or obstetrician, please contact our GP Liaison unit at

New application forms are currently under review.


To apply as Shared Maternity Care Affiliate midwife, please fill in the Application Form. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Assistant for the Director of Maternity Services on (03) 8345 2033.

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