11 - 12 May 2023


Brisbane time
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

National Preterm Birth Prevention Program Rural Fora (May 2023)

Clinical Excellence Queensland & The Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance invite you to attend one of the following Queensland Preterm Birth Prevention Rural Fora.

These in-person rural fora are designed to train GP Obstetricians in strategies of preterm birth prevention, including recommendations on timing of birth. The fora will include a presentation on the preterm birth care bundle and hands-on skills stations to support GP Obstetricians in rural areas to become champions for change.

Forum 1: Roma Register here
Date: Friday, 24 March 2023 – Saturday, 25 March 2023
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm (Friday), 8.30am – 12:00pm (Saturday)
VenueRoma Hospital, Level 1, Meeting Rooms 5 & 6, 197-243 McDowall St, Roma
Optional social event:

  • Friday,  24 March 2023 – Black Toyota Black Tie Ball 6.30pm – 12am
  • Tickets go on sale Australia Day and are guaranteed to sell quickly.  If interested in attending please purchase tickets via website.


Forum 2: Cairns Register here
Date: Thursday, 11 May 2023 – Friday, 12 May 2023
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm (Thursday), 8.30am – 12:00pm (Friday)
Venue: Cairns Hospital – Further details to follow
Optional social event:

  • Thursday 11 May 2023 – Further details to follow

Topics include:

  • Introduction to the National Preterm Birth Prevention Program and care bundle
  • Timing of Birth in stillbirth and early term/preterm birth prevention
  • Rural obstetrics and maternity care – health inequality and its impact on preterm birth prevention initiatives
  • Obstetric skills – practical skills stations
  • Ultrasound skills for GP Obstetricians – practical skills stations

Who should attend:

GP Obstetricians

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