The National Maternity Data Development Project (NMDDP) aims to develop a nationally consistent and comprehensive maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity data collection In Australia. The National Maternity Data Development Project Advisory Group (NMDDP AG) provides expert clinical, technical, research and statistical advice to support deliverables under the NMDDP.
The NMDDP AG is required to:
The NMDDP AG comprises of key experts in the fields of obstetrics, midwifery, research, statistics, consumer advocacy and health policy. Other experts and observers may be invited onto the Advisory Group or co-opted as required.
Two subgroups provide advice on content specific topics:
The NMDDP AG is currently chaired by Professor Jeremy Oats, who is the Perinatal Advisor to the AIHW.
Name of representative
Chair and Perinatal advisor to the AIHW
Prof Jeremy Oats
Dr Fleur de Crespigny
Ms Bernice Cropper
Chair, National Perinatal Data Development Committee
Maternity consumer representative
Ms Brealyn Morton
Perinatal advisor to the AIHW
Prof Michael Humphrey
Australian College of Midwives, National Office
Ms Kellie Wilton
Department of Anatomical Pathology Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Prof Yee Khong
Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania
Mr Peter Mansfield
Australian Government Department of Health
Ms Daniela Gagliardi
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Ms Suzanna Henderson
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
A/Prof Alexis Shub
Women's Healthcare Australasia
Dr Barb Vernon
Maternity Consumer Network
Ms Alecia Staines
Ms Leah Hardiman
NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth
Prof Vicky Flenady
Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney
A/Prof Lynn Sinclair
Secretariat support is provided by the AIHW MPHU.
Contact details for the Secretariat are:
Secretariat, National Maternity Data Development Project Advisory Group
Phone: (02) 6249 5180
Email: [email protected]
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