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National Women’s Health Advisory Council Research into bias

The Department of Health and Aged Care runs a National Women’s Health Advisory Council which is chaired by Assistant Minister Kearney. The National Women’s Health Advisory Council have just launched the #EndGenderBias Survey designed to capture feedback from women, experts and healthcare professionals to better understand the

The APFPR Data Dictionary

The APFPR is pleased to publish the APFPR data dictionary. This document provides an explanation of the data items captured in the Registry. APFPR Data Dictionary v1

CPD points for RACS surgeons

The APFPR has had approval from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) to provide CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points for active RACS members. The College is committed to excellence in clinical care and all surgeons are expected to be involved in regular surgical audit,

The APFPR releases its first Public Report

In December 2022, the APFPR released its first Public Report, outlining the Registry’s progress to date, and highlighting hospital recruitment milestones. The APFPR is well positioned to forge ahead with patient recruitment in 2023. The report is available on our Publications page, where all future

Join us for our #2 Consumer Webinar (Via Zoom)

Join us on the 6th December 2022 at 4PM AEDT (That's 4PM Melbourne time) via Zoom for the APFPR’s Consumer Information session #2, where our Clinicians, Consumer Representative and Operations Staff will share registry findings to date and report on the registry's activities over the

Calls for participants for research into pain

Monash University is seeking women residing in Australia and who have had pelvic floor surgery, to participate in a 20-minute phone interview exploring pain. Participants will receive a $20 Coles/Myer gift card for their time. The gift card is redeemable in Australia. Please contact Sheymonti

Expressions of Interest – lived experience consumer for the APFPR

    The APFPR welcomes expressions of Interest from consumers with lived experience of pelvic floor procedures related to stress urinary incontinence and/or pelvic floor prolapse, who are motivated to serve as the Registry’s Lived Experience Consumer Representative. This is not a paid employment position,


The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is implementing an Australian unique device identifier (UDI) for high risk implantable medical devices. The UDI is a set of numbers and characters specific to individual models of devices. The introduction of UDIs was referenced in the Government’s response to the