Hospitals and medical practitioners

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    Online birth registration promotional material

    From 2018, parents in New South Wales can register their newborn online. Hospitals and midwives can order promotional materials using the order form below.

    Download an Online birth registration promo material order form [PDF 460KB]

    Medical Certificate Cause of Perinatal Death (MCCPD) form

    To order Medical Certificate Cause of Perinatal Death (MCCPD) form, please email bdm-assets@justice.nsw.gov.au

    Medical Certificate Cause of Death (MCCD) form

    The MCCD form was developed by a working party of representatives from the Registry, NSW Ministry of Health, and the Office of the State Coroner. 

    The MCCD is produced in A3 format and provides:

    • collection of additional data and guidance to ensure accurate reporting of deaths
    • space for accurate data collection with fluid layout
    • easy storage; folds to A4 and hold punched to assist with filing.

    Additional information is collected in the MCCD including:

    • the clinician's eligibility to complete the MCCD
    • details about the reporting clinician for follow up
    • details about the deceased person; to provide further epidemiological information about deaths to assist with accurate reporting to the coroner.

    Ordering MCCD forms

    Public hospitals

    Public hospitals can order the MCCD from the State print vendor's portal.

    Private hospitals and medical practitioners

    Private hospitals and medical practitioners can order the MCCD from the Registry of BDM by emailing bdm-assets@justice.nsw.gov.au with the doctor's full name, AHPRA number, delivery name, and address (no locked bags or PO boxes).

    Who to contact if I have any queries?

    Private hospitals

    Private Health Care Unit
    Legal & Regulatory Services 
    Phone: (02) 9424 5955
    Email: phcmb@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

    Public hospitals

    Local Health District Representatives on the State Forms Management Committee.