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Women that Decline Maternity Care

Women that Decline Maternity Care

Webinar Description

This free panel will be facilitated by ACM Principle Midwifery Officer Kellie Wilton.


Lyndel Gray

Lyndel Gray has a background in midwifery, newborn care and child health. Her recent roles have mainly focussed on statewide maternity health projects with a strong emphasis on informed consent, quality and safety.

Professor Rebecca Kimble MBBS, FRANZCOG

Director Statewide Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Services, and Pre-eminent staff specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital and Queensland Children’s Hospital, and Faculty of Medicine, the University of Queensland. Rebecca is Immediate past Chair of the Queensland Maternity and Neonatal Clinical Network. She is founder and Director of Queensland Clinical Guidelines, a globally utilised program translating scientific evidence into clinical practice, with one download of a clinical guideline every 5 minutes. She was appointed the inaugural Medical Lead, Quality Improvement, for the Department of Health Queensland Government in 2016, and leads Quality Improvement initiatives for all specialties.

Dr Bec Jenkinson (PhD)

Bec Jenkinson is a critical friend of maternity services and has been active in maternity consumer representation and advocacy since the births of her three children (now 14, 12 and 10). Bec completed a PhD in 2017, examining women’s, midwives’ and obstetricians’ experiences of situations where pregnant women decline recommended care and processes that might enable respectful care. She recently joined the University of Queensland in a professional role supporting consumer and community involvement in health research.

Qualify for CPD Hours

1 CPD hour

Thursday, 18 August 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

1.00 CPD Hours