- 17 June Media Release
The report in the Weekend Australian, “Is This Really A Job For A Man” makes broad and unfounded assumptions which are hurtful to the gynaecologists across Australia whose care and commitment make such a difference to so many lives.
- 3 April Media Release
A call by health funds to remove the Medicare rebate for what they describe as “harmful” and “unnecessary” caesarean births has been slammed as irresponsible and ill-informed by the National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG).
- 4 March Media Release
A proposal by the Federal Government to establish a website listing specialist doctors’ fees and their out-of-pocket charges will do nothing to reduce costs and be little more than a dangerous distraction for patients seeking treatment.
- 7 November Media Release
An emerging crisis in private maternity and gynaecology services, and the impact this is having on patients and health services, must be addressed immediately.
- 29 June Media Release
Mothers and babies, not dollars and cents, the focus in maternity care
Attacks on private maternity care ignore the basic right of mothers to choose the best care for themselves and their unborn child which is the real focus for all maternity care, according to the body representing obstetricians and gynaecologists.
- 26 March Media Release
Care provided by specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists worth every cent
Media reports of alleged systematic charging above the Australian Medical Association’s recommended rates by some doctors and specialists are examples of poorly researched and sensationalist reporting which conveniently ignore the facts in pursuit of a headline.
- 14 December Media Release
Media reports over safety of long-acting reversible contraception irresponsible and unwarranted
Concerns over the safety of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) raised by the ABC’s 7.30 Report this week should not be seen as indicative of any widespread problem with these products, one of Australia’s leading specialist doctor groups has said.
- 10 November Media Release
NASOG launches career website dedicated to obstetrics and gynaecology
Obstetricians and gynaecologists, and staff working in the specialty, now have access to a dedicated online career centre website which features job listings and a range of resources to help them during their careers.
- 30 October Media Release
Women’s health specialists welcome focus on rural health
The National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) has welcomed the appointment of Emeritus Professor Paul Worley as Australia’s first Rural Health Commissioner.
- 11 May Media Release
Health Budget sets a positive tone for future ongoing investment
The National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) has welcomed the 2017 Budget for its focus on health initiatives, in particular the positive measures for women’s health which NASOG has been advocating for.
- 19 January Media Release
NASOG welcomes appointment of new Health Minister
The National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) today has welcomed the appointment of Mr Greg Hunt as the new Minister for Health and Sport
- 30 November Media Release
NASOG welcomes establishment of stillbirth research centre
The National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) today welcomed the launch of the first national research centre dedicated to investigating stillbirths and their causes.
- 14 October Media Release
Peak women’s health body calls for Obstetrician-led care
NASOG has fully endorsed the AMA Queensland’s submission on maternity services in that State as a blueprint for the whole of Australia.
- 19 July Media Release
Peak women’s health body congratulates Government on re-election
NASOG has congratulated the Turnbull Government on its re-election and also welcomed the re-appointment of Sussan Ley as Minister for Health. President of the peak body for women’s health specialists, Dr Gary Swift, said the Association urged the re-elected Government to continue supporting initiatives to improve patient outcomes as it looks to implement its health agenda.
- 01 April Media Release
NASOG welcomes coroner’s findings into tragic home birth death
The peak body for women’s health specialists, the National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NASOG) has elected leading specialist Dr Gary Swift as President. He was previously Vice President, and has worked closely with the NASOG Council for a number of years.