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Expressions of interest now open for health services to join the National Preterm Birth Prevention Collaborative

Published 23/06/2022

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The National Collaborative aims to safely reduce preterm (less than 37 weeks) and early term birth (37- under 39 weeks) across Australia by supporting hospitals to adopt evidence-based changes in clinical care.

The changes were developed in 2014 by the Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance and have since been successful in reducing rates of preterm birth in Western Australia, Tasmania, and the Australian Capital Territory.

We’re partnering with the Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance, Women’s Healthcare Australasia (WHA) and Institute Healthcare Improvement (IHI), to support Victorian health services to adopt the recommended interventions.

We’re inviting teams from public hospitals to contribute by implementing the approaches and sharing their learnings with each other across Australia.

How to apply

For information about what’s involved including the time commitment, dates, how the project will be run and how to register, download the information pack from Women’s Healthcare Australasia.

Closing date extended! Expressions of interest close 5 August 2022.

Consumer engagement

We’re also looking for consumers to share their lived experience and participate in the Collaborative. Read about opportunities for consumers.

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