Maternity and Newborn Services Plan 2016-2026

The Tweed Byron Health Service Group Maternity and Newborn Services Plan has been developed in consultation with key stakeholders including Maternity and Newborn Services staff, Community and Allied Health staff, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Services, Child Protection Services, General Practitioners (GPs), Medical Specialists, consumer groups and other interest groups.

The Plan is aligned with the NSW Kids and Families Strategic Framework “Healthy +Safe +Well, a strategic framework for children, young people and families 2014-2024” which was launched in 2014 by the Minister for Health, Ms Jillian Skinner.

The purpose of the Tweed Byron Health Service Group Maternity and Newborn Services Plan is to promote an integrated approach to maternity and newborn service delivery for residents of the Tweed Byron Health Service Group which supports further service development and clinical networking and partnerships.

The Clinical Services Plan outlines the strategic direction for Tweed Byron Maternity and Newborn Services emphasising a tiered network of services within the Health Service Group.