Obstetric anaesthesia

COVID-19 and obstetric anaesthesia


Please click here for a summary of considerations for obstetric anaesthesia and COVID-19 from the Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Group (SIG).

 

In an initiative from RANZCOG, you are invited to participate in a national registry for Australian women infected with SARS-COV2 in pregnancy. It will provide regular feedback to allow evidence-based management of women and their babies with SARS-COV2 infection. 

 

Objective

The executive of the Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Group (SIG) meets regularly, usually via teleconference, to discuss matters related to the group's area of interest.

 

Supporting quality assurance

The Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG is pleased to present a resource document for obstetric anaesthesia data-sets, along with the data-sets and definitions. Please click to view the resource documentLabour Analgesia CQR data collection formObstetric Anaesthesia CQR data collection form.

   

Statement from SIG on tramadol use

The Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG have released a statement regarding the use of Tramadol in breastfeeding women. Please click here to view the statement.
 

Upcoming activities

2020 Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG meeting - cancelled

Unfortunately due to the cancellation of the 2020 ASA/NZSA CSC the Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG satellite meeting has also been cancelled. Both these meetings have now been postponed to October 2022 in Wellington, NZ. Further information will be available here soon.



Past events

2018 Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG Meeting

"Obstetric anaesthesia... deliverying what really matters"

Held May 7-11, International Convention Centre Sydney.
Please visit the meeting website to view the presentation slides.

 

Library

Keep track of the latest resources in Obstetric Anaesthesia with our new Library Guides.


Membership

If you would like information on joining the Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Group, please download an application form.

 

Executive 

Position

Name

Region

Chair

Dr Edward Debenham

WA

Member

Dr Fiona Barron

Qld

Member

Dr Katie Ben

NZ

Member

Dr Jane Brown

NSW

Member

Associate Professor Victoria Eley

Qld

Member

Associate Professor Alicia Dennis

Vic

Member

Dr James Griffiths

Vic

Member

Dr Surbhi Malhotra

NSW

Member

Associate Professor Nolan McDonnell

WA

Member

Dr Nico Terblanche

Tas

Associate member

Dr Torin Clack

SA

Co-opted member

Dr Guy Godsall

Qld

Co-opted member

Dr Olivia Millay

Vic

 

For further information, please contact Events or phone +61 3 9510 6299 or visit the ACE website. 

 

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