RANZCOG responds to GP concerns about shared care

GP obstetricians are the 'ultimate continuity of care providers'

The head of the obstetrics college has rejected suggestions that advanced obstetric training is a waste of time for GPs increasingly pushed to the fringe of intrapartum and shared care models.

GP obstetrician and patient

Both the RACGP and RANZCOG issued statements last week, reaffirming support of shared-care GPs and GP obstetricians following concerns many are discontented with hospital or midwifery-led schemes.

WA GP obstetrician Dr Nooshin Rasool has been caring for pregnant women and their babies alongside midwives, obstetricians and