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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 >>

College of Midwives Delighted the Govt has passed PPL

Friday, 1 December 2017, 10:40 am | NZ College Of Midwives

The following can be attributed to the NZ College of Midwives Chief Executive, Karen Guilliland: The NZ College of Midwives is delighted that the Government has passed legislation to extend Paid Parental Leave (PPL) to 22 weeks, from July 1, 2018. It ... More >>

NZ College of Midwives Welcomes Working With New Government

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 3:43 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The NZ College of Midwives welcomes the new Labour/NZ First/Greens Government coalition and is looking forward to working alongside and forming a positive partnership with David Clark, the new Minister of Health. CEO Karen Guilliland says she is looking ... More >>

Tea on the Lawn at Parliament For Midwives

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 8:28 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Tea on the Lawn at Parliament Tomorrow For International Day of the Midwife This year’s theme of "Midwives, Mothers, and Families: Partners For Life" for International Midwives Day could not be more appropriate for the midwifery profession ... More >>

New era of inter-disciplinary collaboration

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 9:13 am | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives has become a full voting member of the Primary Health Alliance in a move which signals a new era of inter-disciplinary collaboration for New Zealand’s primary care sector. More >>

Sad passing of midwifery Kaumatua, Mina Timutimu

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 10:26 am | NZ College Of Midwives

The NZ College of Midwives has today received the very sad news that our beloved Kaumatua, Mina Timutimu has passed away after a short illness. More >>

Study Supports Claims of Maternity Service Under Resourcing

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 12:18 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

A retrospective study of just over 244,000 pregnancy outcomes from 2008 to the end of 2012, has reinforced claims that maternity services continue to be under pressure. More >>

Midwives Heading to Mediation on Monday

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 2:58 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The historic gender equity case filed by the New Zealand College of Midwives is heading to mediation instead of court. More >>

New Zealand Midwives Join Call for Gender Equity

Friday, 4 March 2016, 12:39 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

What do New Zealand midwives have in common with Hollywood actresses? They are paid less than men because they are women. More >>

Too Little Too Late

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 5:30 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives will continue its legal action against the Government to improve pay for community midwives despite the announcement today by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman about a backdated pay rise for them. More >>

NZCOM Applauds Opening of New Health Hub

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 10:42 am | NZ College Of Midwives

NZCOM Applauds Opening of New Health Hub and Maternity Service The New Zealand College of Midwives congratulates the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) on the opening of the Rangiora Health Hub. Karen Guilliland, Chief Executive Officer of the College ... More >>

Green Party package for newborns welcomed

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:19 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

16 September 2014 Media Release The New Zealand College of Midwives has welcomed a policy announced today by the Green Party which would provide a package of essential items for every newborn baby. The College is a non partisan organisation that does ... More >>

NZ College of Midwives Welcome Draft Human Rights Report

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:51 am | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives Is Welcoming J ustice Minister Judith Collins’ Release of a Draft Report On the Current Position of New Zealand’s Human Rights More >>

Congratulations to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 3:02 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives joins with millions of people in New Zealand and around the world in congratulating the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the arrival of their son. The Duchess is reported to have taken care with her health and prepared ... More >>

Introducing Find Your Midwife

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:22 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Find Your Midwife is a new website service that enables pregnant women to find a midwife with just a few taps on a screen or clicks of a mouse. More >>

Midwives Extremely Disturbed by Breach of Order

Monday, 29 April 2013, 11:50 am | NZ College Of Midwives

“The NZ College of Midwives is extremely disturbed by a report this morning in the Waikato Times which has breached an interim name suppression order made by the coroner. More >>

 

 

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