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Midwives welcome new support for parents

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:04 am | New Zealand College of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives welcomes the new financial support that parents will receive through the Best Start scheme and other measures in the Families Package to be introduced from today (1 July). More >>

MERAS Lodges Pay Equity Claim

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:07 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

The union that represents the majority of employed midwives (DHB midwives) has lodged a pay equity claim with DHBs. More >>

Midwives on the march

Monday, 30 April 2018, 3:55 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Midwives and families will march through Wellington on Thursday 3 May celebrating International Midwives’ Day and bringing a Delivery for Dear David – a petition for the Minister of Health, David Clark, to support urgent sustainable funding for ... More >>

Historic Win For Midwives

Friday, 26 May 2017, 9:08 am | New Zealand College of Midwives

For the first time in New Zealand history, community based midwives (Lead Maternity Carers - LMCs) will be designing their own funding model for the country’s midwifery-led maternity system. More >>

Midwives, Mothers, and Families: Partners For Life

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:14 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

The theme for International Midwives Day could not be more appropriate for the midwifery profession in New Zealand, and the maternity model that our midwives spearhead. More >>

NZ Women at Risk Because of Gender Discrimination

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 4:30 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Highly respected organisations involved in the health and wellbeing of New Zealand women have joined forces this year to mark International Women’s Day tomorrow, Wednesday 8 March, with a warning that the welfare of New Zealand women is at risk ... More >>

First Baby Since Earthquake – Born in Kaikoura Last Night

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 3:59 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Kaikoura has welcomed its first post-earthquake baby. Local midwife Bernie Thomas says one of her clients gave birth to a baby boy, at the local birthing unit yesterday evening. The mum stayed in the town because she really wanted to have the baby in ... More >>

Good News for Midwives, Mums and Babies

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 9:40 am | New Zealand College of Midwives

Comments from the Ministry of Health’s spokesperson on Child and Youth Health have buoyed the New Zealand College of Midwives today. More >>

Leading Midwifery Expert to Address NZ Midwives

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 2:09 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Less than a fortnight after New Zealand midwives began mediation with the Ministry of Health to progress their struggle for gender pay equity, midwifery conference delegates will hear of a similar battle currently underway in Canada. More >>

Meet New Zealand Women and Their Midwives in Video Vignettes

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 5:31 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Comments from New Zealand College of Midwives members who recently saw two new videos which are being released tomorrow to celebrate International Day of the Midwife. More >>

GP’s Study Seriously Flawed

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 12:46 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives is disappointed at the poor data quality and flawed methodology used in a study on maternity outcomes, out today. More >>

Obesity a Whole of Society Problem; Not Just Pregnant Women

Monday, 19 October 2015, 1:58 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives welcomes the acknowledgement by Government of the obesity problem, reinforced by news this morning that the Health Minister is planning to announce a major programme to combat obesity. More >>

Historic Bill of Rights Case to be filed in the High Court

Monday, 31 August 2015, 9:53 am | New Zealand College of Midwives

That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More >>

International Day of the Midwife, Monday 5 May

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 1:01 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Good maternity care has far reaching effects for families, communities and even the wider economy. Midwives around the world will be celebrating International Day of the Midwife on 5 Maywith the theme “Midwives: changing the world one family at ... More >>

Hug a Midwife!

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 3:17 pm | New Zealand College of Midwives

Midwives in New Zealand are inviting colleagues in the health services, politicians, consumer organisations, mothers and babies to acknowledge their work on International Day of the Midwife, 5 May. More >>

 

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