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Maternity Group Meeting - 10-11 March 2011


Thursday, 10 March 2011 - Friday, 11 March 2011

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Vibe Savoy Hotel
630 Little Collins Street

Please Register your delegates by 14 February 2011.

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 3 March 2011 with a full credit of monies paid. After that date, no credits are possible. However, you may substitute a different person for those registered at any time. Hotel and airfare arrangements are separate, and may have different policies regarding cancellations and name changes. Please contact them directly.

The aim of the Maternity Improvement Group is to identify innovative and effective practices for safe maternity care. Many health services are experiencing rapid growth in maternity services with limited resources and facilities. The Group reviews operational and clinical data to look for innovative practice differences, and meets once a year to discuss trends and ideas for improvement.

For more information contact [email protected]

Note: Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements. If you require accommodation you must book before 15 February 2011. Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to the Hotel's availability. Please see Accommodation information below.


DRAFT AGENDA – Thursday 10 March 2011

8.30 – 9.00am

Registration (Arrival Tea and Coffee)

9.00 – 10.30am

Welcome and Scene Setting

Overview of KPIs and survey results

10.30 – 11.00am

Morning tea

11.00 – 12.00 noon

Guest Speaker: Associate Professor Leonie Callaway, University of Queensland, Specialist in Internal and Obstetric medicine at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital


Small group discussion and review of major themes

12.30 – 1.30pm


1.30 – 2.45pm

Innovation Sharing presentations:

Each organisation to highlight one innovation implemented in their hospital in the last 2 years relating to Managing Pregnancy and Delivery for Women with Obesity

2.45 – 3.15pm

Afternoon Tea

3.15 – 4.00pm

Presentations cont’d

4.00 – 4.30pm

Health Service Team Meeting: “What good ideas have we heard?”


Meeting ends


Group Dinner – Restaurant TBA

DRAFT AGENDA – Friday 11 March 2011

8.30 – 9.00am

Arrival Tea and Coffee

9.00 – 9.15am

Recap of yesterday and review of day’s agenda

9.15 – 10.00am

Presentations cont’d

10.00 – 10.30am

Hot Issues Forum:

  • Develop list of key issues affecting your Health Service for the next session
  • Get input from other teams on key issues

10.30 – 11.00am

Morning tea

11.00 – 12.00 noon

Hot issues cont’d

12.00 – 12.30pm

Brian Dolan, Health Roundtable clinical consultant – Why is change so hard?

12.30 – 1.00pm

Discussion on November webcasts, edits to KPIs, potential topics for 2012 and general next steps

1.00 – 2.00pm


2.00 – 3.00pm

Optional – small group discussion on data


Roundtable Concludes



Accommodation & Travel/Flight Arrangement
Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.
The Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne has set aside rooms for the nights of Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 March 2011 for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of A$205.00 (inc GST) room only.
Please phone Anna Kambranis, Reservations Manager on 61 (3) 9622 8888 or email [email protected] and mention The Health Roundtable Group Block #7559554. Credit Card details are required to guarantee your booking.
To reserve one of these rooms you must book before 15 February 2011.
Requests for accommodation after this date will be subject to the Hotel's availability.