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Pay Equity for Midwives Must Be Fast-tracked

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:47 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

That from the chair of the Wellington Region of the College of Midwives, Siobhan Connor, following the news that Hutt Valley District Health Board is targeting midwives from overseas to help fill gaps in maternity units. More >>

The NZ College of Midwives Members Vote In New President

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 5:52 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Nicole Pihema of Ngapuhi and Te Rarawa descent is the first Maori President, and is currently the chairperson for the Te Taitokerau region of the College. “I am honoured to have been elected to this important role and look forward to getting ... More >>

More Midwives Than Ever Before In New Zealand

Friday, 28 June 2019, 5:05 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The number of midwives holding an Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) is at the highest level ever. At a time when parts of New Zealand and some DHB’s are struggling to recruit, numbers provided by the regulatory body, the Midwifery Council, show that ... More >>

A New Mum Meets the Midwives - Jacinda Ardern Pops In

Friday, 14 June 2019, 3:55 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

A new mum popped in to meet the midwives at Fieldays today. The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, chatted with local midwives late this morning after heading away with a gift from them including a condom, a pregnancy kit and a lollipop. Liz James says she ... More >>

Meet the Midwives at Fieldays

Monday, 10 June 2019, 5:51 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

For this first time this year, midwives will have a stand at Fieldays at Mystery Creek in Hamilton. Midwives play a vital role in the health and wellbeing of rural communities throughout New Zealand and the thousands of people who flock to the country’s ... More >>

Midwives, Babies and Mothers Overlooked

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:34 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

“Disappointing” is how the College of Midwives is describing the budget announcement today. More >>

Appropriate Rural Midwifery Resourcing Must Be Addressed

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 1:34 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The College of Midwives is calling on health officials and the Minister to urgently address the shortage of midwives and facilities in the Southland DHB region. The College’s Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, says contrary to the DHB CEO, an ambulance ... More >>

Midwives defend women’s rights

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 1:03 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Midwives throughout New Zealand are inviting mothers, families and colleagues to acknowledge and celebrate the far-reaching importance of their profession in women’s lives on Sunday, 5 May, International Day of the Midwife. More >>

Positive Outcomes in Maternity Report

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 9:36 am | NZ College Of Midwives

Positive Outcomes in Maternity Report Including More Women Registering With A Midwife Early in Pregnancy More >>

Canterbury Measles Outbreak

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 8:38 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Canterbury Measles Outbreak The following can be attributed to Violet Clapham, Chair of the NZCOM Canterbury/West Coast Region The College is liaising very closely with the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), Community and Public Health specialists ... More >>

The NZ College of Midwives has a very simple message

Friday, 8 March 2019, 5:33 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives has a very simple message for its members and women around the country today, International Women's Day More >>

New Chief Executive at the New Zealand College of Midwives

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:16 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives has appointed Alison Eddy as its new Chief Executive. Ms Eddy is taking over from Karen Guilliland who is retiring after 30 years in the role. More >>

Midwives Right to Strike Being Strangled

Friday, 30 November 2018, 7:01 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Statement from the NZ College of Midwives. To be attributed to Chief Executive, Karen Guilliland. More >>

Caesarean Section and Health of Baby

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 7:00 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The following can be attributed to Dr Lesley Dixon, Midwifery Adviser, NZ College of Midwives: More >>

Midwives Join Call For Better Postnatal Resourcing

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 7:15 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Midwives agree that access to high quality care for 48 hours after birth is vital to the wellbeing of mothers and babies and should be an urgent priority for the health service. More >>

Choosing Wisely Campaign Aims to Better Inform

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:15 am | NZ College Of Midwives

Choosing Wisely Campaign Aims to Better Inform Do I really need to have this test? That’s one question midwives and obstetricians are encouraging people to ask their maternity health professionals. The NZ College of Midwives (NZCOM) and the Royal ... More >>

Midwives: Budget Announcement Disappointing

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 6:31 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives appreciates the funding announced today for Community Midwives however is sounding a word of caution. This will not stop the shortage of midwives. More >>

Research Confirms Midwifery Care By Graduates Is Excellent

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 1:38 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives has welcomed the publication of a paper¹ which shows outcomes for pregnant women registered with a graduate midwife (in their first year of practice) are as good as those for women registered with more experienced ... More >>

International Women’s Day “Support our Midwives"

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 1:38 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

8 March: International Women’s Day “Support our Midwives, Women and Babies” Women and midwives have come together on International Women’s Day in a series of video clips to highlight the issues facing the midwifery-led maternity system ... More >>

Midwifery in Crisis

Friday, 16 February 2018, 10:06 am | NZ College Of Midwives

Midwives are appealing to the new Government to act urgently to deal with the unfolding crisis in New Zealand’s midwifery workforce. More >>

 

 

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