News

2016

AMOSS at Brisbane RHD Qld Workshop and Symposium

April, 2016

This sold-out workshop and evening symposium highlighted the growing interest – and concern – of Qld health professionals on the impact of rheumatic fever and RHD.

College of Midwives to host annual Walk with Midwives event on 5 May 2016

March, 2016

The Australian College of Midwives is celebrating the International Day of the Midwife by holding the annual Walk with Midwives event.  

Short film released about Rheumatic Heart Disease in pregnancy

January, 2016

Moonshine Movies, in collaboration with RHD Australia and AMOSS, have released a short film on Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) in pregnancy.

2015

AMOSS launches new website

December, 2015

We hope you enjoy the long-awaited revamp of the AMOSS website, with easier navigation and we think a more intuitive workflow.

Just published: Amniotic fluid embolism: an Australian-New Zealand population-based study

December, 2015

McDonnell N, Knight M, Peek MJ, Ellwood D, Homer CSE, McLintock C, Vaughan G, Pollock W, Li Z, Javid N, Sullivan E and on behalf of the Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS).

Super obesity in pregnancy - just published in BMC pregnancy and birth

December, 2015

Sullivan EA, Dickinson JE, Vaughan GA, Peek M, Ellwood D, Homer CSE, Knight M, McLintock C, Wang A, Pollock W, Jackson-Pulver L, Li Z, Javid N, Denney-Wilson E, Callaway L and on behalf of the Aust

Aboriginal and Maternal Infant Health Service and AMOSS in partnership

October, 2015

Aboriginal and Maternal Infant Health Service and AMOSS working together - talking at the Aboriginal Health Forum Mudgee.

AMOSS at ACM: breastfeeding issues for women with gestational breast cancer

October, 2015

Nasrin Javid presents on issues of breast feeding for women with GBC at the Australian College of Midwives National Conference.

AMOSS at ACM: AMOSS & AMIHS partnership to make a difference: RHD in pregnancy

October, 2015

Geri Vaughan (RHD-P study) and Linda Bootle (Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Service Western NSW LHD) talking about a partnership approach in raising awareness of RHD in pregnancy across mate

Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease now notifiable diseases in NSW

October, 2015

From 2 October 2015, New South Wales Health has made both acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) notifiable under the Public Health Act, and established a voluntary register

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