women’s health

March 6, 2013

What are the Obstetric Services in Geraldton?

Dr Keith Figueiredo is a GP Obstetrician/Anaesthetist and principal at the Panaceum Group. There are about 700 deliveries per year in Geraldton. Geraldton is fortunate to have one of only two private hospitals in Western Australia outside of Perth, so women have the choice of delivering at the public hospital (the Geraldton Regional Hospital), or at the private hospital (St John of God). Deliveries at the public hospital are based on a shared care model. General Practitioners (GPs) who are skilled in obstetric care carry out antenatal care in their surgery, as well as the Geraldton Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS). The […]