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Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP) in General Practice

  • Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network Conference room 1/185 Morgan St Wagga Wagga Australia (map)

This workshop is available to all health care workers who may need to provide support to patients faced with an unplanned pregnancy.  It will provide information on what support services are available to GPs and their patients, including counselling services, and how general practice can access the appropriate referral pathways. It will inform authorised prescribers on the legal framework in NSW, how to correctly write the scripts and the dispensing options for patients in Wagga Wagga. 

The seminar will feature:

  • Dr Catriona Melville, Deputy Medical Director, Marie Stopes Australia

  • Julie Mecham, Wagga Women’s Health Centre

  • Luke van der Rijt, South City Pharmacy

Topics that will be covered:

  • Local support available for abortion care services and health pathways project

  • Overview of MTOP - Medications, regime, process

  • Considerations in practice

  • Evaluating outcomes and complications

  • Current NSW laws and regulations

  • How to become a prescriber

  • Contraception

  • Support available to GPs and other healthcare professionals

Who should attend?

  • GPs considering becoming MTOP providers

  • Hospital medical staff

  • Pharmacists

  • Practice Nurses

  • PHN staff interested in supporting MTOP provision in General Practice

Date:              Monday, 14 October 2019                 

Time:             6:00pm registration for 6:30pm start

Location:     Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network Conference Room

                      1/185 Morgan Street, Wagga Wagga (please enter via the Murray Street carpark)

 RACGP: 6 Points

Earlier Event: 12 October
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