Webcast recording and other videos
Webcast launch – video recording
The Commission hosted a webcast to launch the standard on 21 April 2021.
The launch and panel discussion hosted by Professor Anne Duggan, Acting Chief Medical Officer, provides an overview of the new standard, and discusses some of the evidence driving the need for change.
Expert panellists include obstetrician Associate Professor Emmanuel Karantanis, midwifery expert Professor Hannah Dahlen, physiotherapist Natalie McConochie, and Janelle Gullan, a woman who experienced a third-degree perineal tear.
Other videos available include Talking about tears - a video for clinicians and a video featuring women's experiences and advice to other women Third and fourth degree tears during labour and birth - a video for consumers.