‘Deadly’ disagreements outlined in leaked maternity hospital paper
A leaked document which describes the “unacceptable risk” of death and disability in newborn babies created by the State Government’s decision relocate Perth’s new $1.8 billion maternity hospital to Murdoch instead of next to Perth Children’s Hospital has put the controversial decision under much more scrutiny.
Nine News Reporter Michael Genovese told Gary Adshead on 6PR Mornings Child and Adolescent Health Service CEO was “quick to distance herself” from a draft position paper which comprehensively rejects a decision made in secret six months ago by then-premier Mark McGowan and Health Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson to move the facility 20 kilometres away.
“When you look at the final page it has been endorsed by the PCH and neonatology executive,” Mr Genovese said.
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