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Event postponed. We'll be in touch regarding a new date soon.

The independent Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) will be hosting Why CCOPMM data matters: Real life realities and opportunities to improve care for mothers and babies.

The webinar will highlight CCOPMM research activities and quality improvement projects that use CCOPMM maternity data to improve outcomes for Victorian mothers and babies during the current COVID-19 environment.

It will also include information about: 

  • mandatory reporting requirements to CCOPMM
  • considerations for healthcare providers
  • how the aggregate data is then accessed and used.


Time Topic Presenter 
9 am Welcome and introduction

CCOPMM Chair Tanya Farrell/ Caroline Homer

9.10 am CCOPMM COVID-19 communique: Exploring the indirect impacts of COVID-19 in Victoria using CCOPMM data 

Caroline Homer/ Miranda Davies-Tuck

9.20 am Consumer story: What I learned as a consumer on the Safer Baby Collaborative faculty  Margaret Polacksa 
  Celebrating our student contribution  
9.30 am Reducing stillbirths in Victoria: Early Insights from the Safer Baby Bundle Keeth Mayakaduwage
9.45 am Investigating trends in perinatal mortality for Indigenous women in Victoria  Sophie Nunn
10 am Stillbirth: are we making more progress than we think?  Roshan Selvaratnam 
10.15 am Understanding the developments in assisted 
vaginal births in Victoria and their associated perinatal complications 
Georgia Dawson 
10.30 am Question time Caroline Homer
10.40 am Break   
10.50 am CCOPMM reporting: better data leads to outcomes – why your contribution matters  Tanya Farrell 
11 am Developing the CCOPMM annual report Ellyse Marum 
11.10 am Future opportunities and close Caroline Homer/ Tanya Farrell


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