Associate Professor Michael Nicholl

MBBS MBA PhD FRANZCOG FRCOG AFCHSM FAAQHC FAIM
Clinical Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 94632175
Fax +61 2 94632033

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Biographical details

A/Prof Michael Nicholl has experience as a senior obstetrics & gynaecology specialist in both the public and private sectors in NSW. In 2004 he was appointed as the Clinical Director of the Division of Women's Children's & Family Health for the North Shore Ryde Health Service. In 2006 he was appointed as Chair of the Women's Health Network for Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service. He is currently the Clinical Director of the Maternal, Neonatal and Women's Health Network for Northern Sydney Local Health District. In 2009, A/Prof Nicholl was appointed Obstetric Advisor to NSW Health and is currently the Senior Clinical Advisor Obstetrics to NSW Kids and Families. He chairs a number of NSW state committees and is a member of numerous national maternity advisory groups and committees. A/Prof Nicholl is vice president of Women's Healthcare Australasia.

Associations

Fellow Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Fellow Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Associate Fellow, Australian College Health Service Management

Fellow, Australasian Association for Quality in Health Care

Fellow, Australian Institute of Management

Member, Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand

In the media

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/beyond-the-battle-over-birth/story-e6frg8y6-1226462709148#

http://www.smh.com.au/news/Health/Caesareans-bad-for-mother-and-baby-experts/2005/02/05/1107476853116.html

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/news/Documents/20130908_00.pdf

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/newborn-mix-up-mums-trauma/story-e6freuzi-1225863836834

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/news/national/caesarean-rates-rise-as-mothers-get-older/2009/04/11/1239223109246.html

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/news/national/fear-a-factor-in-surgical-births/2007/10/06/1191091421081.html

http://ahha.asn.au/news/pregnant-women-urged-get-their-flu-shot

http://www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/930519/steep-rise-in-first-time-mothers-being-induced/

https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/5802568/time-for-hospital-water-births/

http://newslocal.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

http://thecasinotimes.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6254:beware-flu-season-says-nsw-health&catid=21:local-news&Itemid=26

http://www.onlinenswrsacourse.com.au/warning-issued-to-pregnant-women-to-avoid-alcohol

http://nsw.psnews.com.au/Page_NSWpsn31414.html?print=1

http://www.northernstar.com.au/news/pregnant-women-not-getting-flu-jabs-that-benefit-m/1920041/

http://shoroc.com/manly-daily-new-birth-unit-delay/

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Raymond, J., Hartz, D., Nicholl, M. (2008). Ensuring safety and quality. In Homer C; Brodie P; Leap N (Eds.), Midwifery Continuity of Care, (pp. 127-148). Australia: Churchill Livingstone.

Journals

  • Roberts, C., Nicholl, M., Algert, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Chen, J. (2014). Rate of spontaneous onset of labour before planned repeat caesarean section at term. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Roberts, C., Nguyen, M., Algert, C., Nicholl, M., Morris, J. (2013). Predicting date of birth and examining the best time to date a pregnancy. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 123(2), 105-109. [More Information]
  • Lee, Y., Roberts, C., Patterson, J., Simpson, J., Nicholl, M., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2013). Unexplained variation in hospital caesarean section rates. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(5), 348-353. [More Information]
  • Falster, M., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M. (2012). Development of a maternity hospital classification for use in perinatal research. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 23(1-2), 12-16. [More Information]
  • Morris, J., Algert, C., Falster, M., Ford, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M., Roberts, C. (2012). Trends in planned early birth: a population-based study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207(3), e1-e8. [More Information]
  • Nicholl, M., Cattell, M. (2010). Getting evidence into obstetric practice: appropriate timing of elective caesarean section. Australian Health Review, 34(1), 90-92. [More Information]
  • Foureur, M., Ryan, C., Nicholl, M., Homer, C. (2010). Inconsistent Evidence: Analysis of Six National Guidelines for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 37(1), 3-10. [More Information]
  • Nicholl, M. (2010). Successful pregnancy outcome with the use of antenatal high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin following previous neonatal death associated with neonatal haemochromatosis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(4), 403-405. [More Information]
  • Nicholl, M., Cattell, M. (2006). Getting evidence into obstetric and midwifery practice: reducing perineal trauma. Australian Health Review, 30(4), 462-467. [More Information]
  • Tracy, S., Hartz, D., Nicholl, M., McCann, Y., Latta, D. (2005). An integrated service network in maternity - the implementation of a midwifery-led unit. Australian Health Review, 29(3), 332-339. [More Information]
  • Nicholl, M., Andronicus, C. (2005). Re: Generic obstetric database systems are unreliable for reporting the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(4), 341-342. [More Information]

2014

  • Roberts, C., Nicholl, M., Algert, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Chen, J. (2014). Rate of spontaneous onset of labour before planned repeat caesarean section at term. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]

2013

  • Arnott, L., Hartz, D., Nicholl, M. (2013), ACT Centenary Hospital for Women and Children - Maternity Model of Care and Demand Review. , , , 1-24.
  • Khambalia, A., Roberts, C., Nguyen, M., Algert, C., Nicholl, M., Morris, J. (2013). Predicting date of birth and examining the best time to date a pregnancy. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 123(2), 105-109. [More Information]
  • Lee, Y., Roberts, C., Patterson, J., Simpson, J., Nicholl, M., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2013). Unexplained variation in hospital caesarean section rates. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(5), 348-353. [More Information]

2012

  • Falster, M., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M. (2012). Development of a maternity hospital classification for use in perinatal research. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 23(1-2), 12-16. [More Information]
  • Morris, J., Algert, C., Falster, M., Ford, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M., Roberts, C. (2012). Trends in planned early birth: a population-based study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207(3), e1-e8. [More Information]

2010

  • Nicholl, M., Cattell, M. (2010). Getting evidence into obstetric practice: appropriate timing of elective caesarean section. Australian Health Review, 34(1), 90-92. [More Information]
  • Foureur, M., Ryan, C., Nicholl, M., Homer, C. (2010). Inconsistent Evidence: Analysis of Six National Guidelines for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 37(1), 3-10. [More Information]
  • Nicholl, M. (2010). Successful pregnancy outcome with the use of antenatal high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin following previous neonatal death associated with neonatal haemochromatosis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(4), 403-405. [More Information]

2008

  • Raymond, J., Hartz, D., Nicholl, M. (2008). Ensuring safety and quality. In Homer C; Brodie P; Leap N (Eds.), Midwifery Continuity of Care, (pp. 127-148). Australia: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Homer, C., Nicholl, M. (2008), Review of Homebirths in Western Australia. , , , 4-65.

2006

  • Nicholl, M., Cattell, M. (2006). Getting evidence into obstetric and midwifery practice: reducing perineal trauma. Australian Health Review, 30(4), 462-467. [More Information]

2005

  • Tracy, S., Hartz, D., Nicholl, M., McCann, Y., Latta, D. (2005). An integrated service network in maternity - the implementation of a midwifery-led unit. Australian Health Review, 29(3), 332-339. [More Information]
  • Nicholl, M., Andronicus, C. (2005). Re: Generic obstetric database systems are unreliable for reporting the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(4), 341-342. [More Information]

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