Syphilis in pregnant women and their newborn infants in Queensland: assessment of outcomes and evaluation of barriers to care.
March 24, 2021
“Syphilis in pregnant women and their newborn infants in Queensland: assessment of outcomes and evaluation of barriers to care.
The University of Queensland; Children’s Health Queensland HHS; Metro North HHS; Mater Health Service.
Have You Diagnosed or Managed SYPHILIS During a PREGNANCY or provided care to a NEONATE born to someone diagnosed with syphilis during a pregnancy?
In South East Queensland (SEQ), the incidence of syphilis infection in pregnancy has been increasing during the last decade with a resultant increase in cases of congenital syphilis and syphilis-associated adverse perinatal outcomes (Queensland Health, 2018).
We’re looking for healthcare professionals who have had experience in screening and/or managing a syphilis diagnosis in pregnancy, congenital syphilis and/or neonates diagnosed with syphilis to take part in an interview of approximately 30 to 60 minutes at a time and place most convenient for them. During the interview we will explore your experiences and thoughts about the management of syphilis in pregnancy.
Participants will receive a $150.00 gift card following the interview as a token of appreciation of your time
Are you eligible?
• Australian-licensed healthcare professional over 18 years of age
• Have experience in screening and/or managing syphilis diagnosis in pregnancy, congenital syphilis and/or in neonates