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28-29 July - Maternity Benchmarking Workshop (Data to Dec 2007)


Monday, 28 July 2008 - Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Meeting Code

Royal on the Park
Cnr Alice & Albert Streets

Please register your delegates no later than 10 July 2008 and if you require accommodation at the Hotel, please make your reservations by 27 June 2008.

Delegate Registrations may be cancelled up to 21 July 2008, 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. 

Day 1 - Monday 28 July 2008 - Data Benchmarking

Day 2 - Tuesday 29 July 2008 - Innovation Sharing

Draft Agenda – Day 1 – Data Benchmarking – Monday 28 July 2008
12.00 – 1.00pm
Lunch on arrival + Registration
1.00 – 1.45pm
Welcome and Overview
  • Changes since previous meeting
  • Measures removed
  • Measures Edited
1.45 – 2.45pm
Maternity Service Performance and Quality Indicators (Identifying interesting differences and data issues, and updates since previous meeting)
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean
  • Delivery Characteristics
  • Co-morbidities
  • Complications of Care
  • Neonatal Indicators
2.45 – 3.15pm
3.15 – 4.30pm

Primary Caesarean Performance and Quality Indicators

1. Emergency and Elective Primary Caesareans

2. Primary Caesarean following:

  • Induction of labour
  • Failed Instrument delivery
  • Full dilation
4.30 – 5.00pm
Next Steps for Data Collection
Close of Day 1
Optional Dinner: Augustine’s on George, 40 George Street, Brisbane
Draft Agenda – Day 2 – Innovation Sharing – Tuesday 29 July 2008
8.30 – 9.00am
Arrival Tea & Coffee
9.00 – 10.00am

Poster Presentations: Posters (PowerPoint printouts) from each organisation to display an example of an operational innovation/improvement at your health service relating to Primary Caesareans.

10.00 – 10.30am
10.30 – 11.30am
Specific Poster Discussions: Posters selected by participants will be discussed in depth in small groups
11.30 – 12.30pm
Hot Issues Open Market Place: Each delegation is to list one key maternity issue that they would like some input on from other participants. All participants then have an opportunity to view and comment on all the hot issues.
12.30 – 1.30pm
1.30 – 2.30pm
Hot Issues Forum – Small Group Discussions: Key hot issues selected by participants will be discussed in more detail in small groups.
2.30 – 3.00pm
Action Planning in Health Service Teams
What ideas can we begin to implement in our hospital?
3.00 – 3.30pm
Review of Benchmarking Group next steps and timeline for next 12 months (including Afternoon Tea)
Close of Meeting


Accommodation & Travel/Flight Arrangements
Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation and travel/flight arrangements.
The Royal on the Park, Brisbane has set aside rooms for the nights of 27 and 28 July 2008 for The Health Roundtable at the Conference rate of AUD$175.00 (room only including GST).
To receive this rate, Delegates should call the Reservations Manager: Marilyn Baird direct on: 61 7 3112 1609 or email [email protected] and mention THE HEALTH ROUNDTABLE block booking ID 61980.
To reserve one of these rooms please book before 27 June 2008.
Requests for accommodation after this date will depend on the Hotel’s availability.