Submission to the Department of Health on pregnancy care guidelines summary sheets


Advocacy Reports and submissions 2018 Reports and submissions Submission to the Department of Health on pregnancy care guidelines summary sheets

Summary

Date: 24 August 2018

The RACGP was invited to provide feedback on eight ‘Pregnancy care guidelines: Summary sheets for health professionals’ by the Department of Health. The RACGP's main feedback and comments included clarification of the summary recommendations, outline of the differences with the RACGP’s Red Book, and importantly, the potential for over diagnosis in gestational diabetes.