Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG

The Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG is one of 17 SIGs jointly managed by ANZCA, the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA), and the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) through the Anaesthesia Continuing Education (ACE) partnership.
 

COVID-19 and obstetric anaesthesia

Please visit the Obstetric Anaesthesia LibGuide for a summary of considerations for obstetric anaesthesia and COVID-19 from the Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG.

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 visit the Obstetric Anaesthesia LibGuide to access the following documents: Resource document, Labour Analgesia CQR data collection form, Obstetric Anaesthesia CQR data collection form.

Statement from SIG on tramadol use

The Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG has released a statement regarding the use of tramadol in breastfeeding women. Please visit the Obstetric Anaesthesia LibGuide to view the statement.

Executive committee

Position/Role

Name

Region

Co-Chair

A/Prof Victoria Eley

Qld

Co-Chair

Dr Jane Brown

NSW

Deputy Chair / Private Pratice

Dr James Griffiths

Vic

Education & meetings

Dr Ed Debenham

WA

Prof Docs / Equipment (NR-fit)

A/Prof Nolan McDonnell

WA

Education & Meetings

Dr Matt Rucklidge

WA

Trans-Tasman representative

Dr Morgan Edwards

NZ

Newsletter

Dr Nicole Sheridan

Vic

Quality Assurance

Dr Guy Godsall

Qld

SIM / Trainee engagement 

Dr Fiona Barron

Qld

Private practice issues

Dr Craig Hargreaves

NSW

Research

Dr Alan Yam

NSW

Co-opted member /Research / Prof docs

Professor Alicia Dennis

Vic

Co-opted trainee representative

Dr Erica Sanderson NSW

Contact us

For further information, please contact us or visit the ACE website.

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Upcoming ACE events

From multi-day special interest group conferences to evening lectures at the local pub, there's an ACE event for everyone.
17 June 2023 | Alice Springs Convention Centre

Join us for the 2023 NT ACE Conference "Towards zero" at the Alice Springs Convention Centre.

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3 May 2023 - 4 May 2023 | ICC Sydney

Join us for Challenges and Choices in Obstetric Anaesthesia from 3-4 May 2023, a two-day...

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15 July 2023 - 16 July 2023 | Shangri-la the Marina

Save the date for the 2023 Queensland ACE meeting "Everyday topics from the tropics", to be held...

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25 February 2023 - 26 February 2023 | Hotel Grand Chancellor

Join us for the 2023 Tasmanian ASM "Making connections"

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11 March 2023 | University Club of WA

Save the date for the 2023 WA Autumn Scientific Meeting, "Murphy's Law".

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9 June 2023 - 11 June 2023 | Cable Beach Resort, Broome

2023 WA ACE Country Conference held at the Cable Beach Resort in Broome.

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1 August 2024 - 3 August 2024 | Thredbo Alpine Hotel, Thredbo

Save the date for the 2024 Scan and Ski Workshop in Thredbo, NSW.

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21 February 2023 | The Lion Hotel, North Adelaide

Join us for the SA evening meeting on paediatric anaesthesia

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What's new?

Explore the latest obstetric anaesthesia news

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Last updated 15:43 2.11.2022