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Murundhu dharaa is a midwifery-led maternal, child and family health model of care initiative run in New South Wales. The services include antenatal and postnatal care, birth support, childhood and adult immunisation, well women's screening and child health checks (up to 14 years). They also provide birth support at the local hospital, with the option to birth at Murundhu dharaa or in the client's home.
This service primarily targets women and their babies to improve their outcomes. The service prides itself on their continuum of care model that fosters a positive relationship with the community. The service works in conjunction with existing services including local hospital, community health and other relevant specialists where necessary.
Abstract adapted from Orange Aboriginal Medical Service
Orange Aboriginal Medical Service
14 Palmer Street
PO Box 98
Orange NSW 2800
Ph: (02) 6393 9000
Fax: (02) 6362 8164