Are you interested in local pregnancy and birthing services?

Are you interested in local pregnancy and birthing services?

The Northern NSW Maternity Services Committee is seeking a community member  who has an interest in the development of maternity services across the Northern NSW Local Health District.

The Maternity Services Committee plays an important role in the coordination and development of Maternity Services across the Northern Rivers – from Tweed to Grafton, supporting maternity care provision through consistent and standardised systems, including policy, practice and education.

The Committee includes health professionals from across all maternity facilities and services, including midwives, obstetricians, paediatricians and district executive

To ensure that members of our community are partners in the design, delivery and review of our services, the committee is seeking a member who can represent the local community.

Your role will include contributing a consumer perspective to health service documents and resources, as well as providing advice on how we can improve services to optimise families’ experiences.

The Committee meets on the third Thursday every two months, between 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm. You can join either face-to-face, by teleconference or through Skype. Members are appointed for two years.

To submit an expression of interest, please complete the online questionnaire at

The closing date for submissions is 4.30 pm, Friday 13 September 2019.

For more information please contact Ms Shannon Morris, Clinical Midwifery Consultant, on (02) 6620 2116, 0437 802 295 or by email at

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