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- Questions on Notice No 5924
- Assembly59 Parliament First Session
- Asked: 5 May 2021
Question on Notice
Ms Sandell to ask the Minister for Health — (1) Over the past 12 months, what were the rates of birth by caesarean section at the Royal Women’s Hospital.
(2) Has this rate increased during COVID-19.
(3) The Royal Women’s Hospital is currently experiencing a shortage of staff, such as midwives. What is the Government doing to ensure that the Royal Women’s Hospital has adequate staff to ensure good birth outcomes for all people who birth there.
(4) The Royal Women’s Hospital is currently experiencing more births per year than the hospital was built to accommodate. What is the Government doing to ensure that all people who birth at the Royal Women's Hospital are given the best possible standard of care, and that there are adequate delivery suites and staff to ensure this.
(5) Have allied services at the Royal Women’s Hospital, such as lactation consultant clinics, been reduced in the last 12 months.
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