GERALDTON HEALTH CAMPUS — MATERNITY SERVICES
915. Hon MARTIN ALDRIDGE to the minister representing the
Minister for Health:
I refer to the
closure of maternity services at St John of God Geraldton Hospital from this
(1) What is the
expected service demand increase that will be placed on Geraldton Health
(2) How many
midwifery positions by FTE are currently filled at Geraldton Health Campus?
(3) How many
midwifery positions by FTE are currently vacant at Geraldton Health Campus?
(4) When did the state learn of the temporary closure
of St John of God Geraldton Hospital maternity services?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. The following answer is provided on behalf of the
Minister for Health.
(1) The expected
demand is eight to nine births per month.
(2) There are
(3) There are 3.4
FTEs, excluding positions currently filled by agency staff.
(4) It was 1