Delivering a team service for women

“THE GP-obstetrician is possibly the most important person in modern society.”

Professor Michael Permezel, president of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), enjoys a bold statement.

This recent claim was prompted by a high-impact series of papers 1 in the Lancet calling for an expanded role for midwifery in the care of pregnant women — in low-income countries in particular — but also in higher-income countries like