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Lead antenatal care provider

Data Item category

Health services - Antenatal care

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

Descriptions:
ACT PMC: Responsibility for antenatal care, types are: Obstetrician, GP, midwife led clinic (max 2 GP), hospital antenatal clinic, shared care, independent midwife, birth centre or CMP protocols, Aboriginal health service, not stated. VIC PDC: Obstetrician, Midwife, GP, None NT PDC: Values for this field describe the individual maternity services as well as some care types eg Private Obstetrician, Hospital Antenatal Clinic, Darwin Midwives Group Practice etc. VIC PMC: The discipline of the clinician who provided most occasions of antenatal care; Obstetrician, Midwife, GP, None, Other.

Additional information

NT PDC can categorise the Lead Antenatal Care Provider into Medical, Midwifery, Shared care, Community health care types. NT perinatal IT collection contains this item for public hospitals only. In 2012 non public hospital data will also be captured onto the data base collection. NT is currently reviewing care groups. it is expected that remote community health centre ( Midwives clinic) and no antenatal care will also be captured

Related items

Medical led care
Midwifery led care
Shared Care
Community health care

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