Newborn Enrolment with General Practice Bill

  • defeated on 25 July 2018
4 How pre-enrolment request made

A newborn’s responsible practitioner must, before the newborn is discharged from the hospital or from maternity care,—


consult the newborn’s mother and any other family members the responsible practitioner considers appropriate about which general practice to nominate as the newborn’s primary health care provider; and


send a pre-enrolment request on behalf of the newborn to the nominated general practice; and


ensure that the request is entered into the maternity system.