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Hearing the stories of mesh survivors

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:57 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) acknowledges the pain and suffering of New Zealand women who have experienced serious complications from pelvic mesh implants. Hearing the stories of survivors ... More >>

Te Kāhui Oranga ō Nuku welcomes PMMRC report

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 3:24 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The leading body for obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s health in New Zealand has welcomed the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee’s (PMMRC) latest report, calling on government and the health sector to implement its recommendations. ... More >>

Te Kāhui Oranga ō Nuku calls for focus on health equity

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 5:02 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The peak body for obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s health in New Zealand has called for commitment and action to ensure health policies focus on equitable and better outcomes for all women across the country. More >>

RANZCOG welcomes the Maternity Clinical Indicators Report

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 4:02 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) New Zealand Committee welcomes the Maternity Clinical Indicators 2009 Report launched by the Ministry of Health today as a tool to improve care and outcomes for ... More >>

Praise for Programme to Benefit Mothers and Babies

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 3:39 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Government’s new maternity quality and safety programme is a big step forward in providing New Zealanders having babies with a safer, more streamlined birthing experience, say four medical colleges representing specialists involved in maternity ... More >>

RANZCOG Statement in Response to Health Committee

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 10:58 am | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) welcomes the recommendations to improve aspects of New Zealand’s maternity system that have been made today by the Health Committee in response to a petition ... More >>

Obstetricians Meet Health Minister

Thursday, 28 May 2009, 10:50 am | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The College of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) today welcomed the imminent release of the Government’s draft Maternity Action Plan. ‘The Government’s acknowledgement of the need to ... More >>

“Extra funding will not solve workforce issues”

Thursday, 8 February 2007, 9:49 am | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

“The extra funding for maternity care announced by the Minister of Health last week will not solve the workforce problems in maternity” say Dr Alec Ekeroma, Chairman of the NZ branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians ... More >>

"Homebirths need Medical support" says College

Monday, 15 May 2006, 2:41 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Following the recent article on “Give Birth at home – Britain to urge Mothers to be” by Marie Woolf and Sophie Goodchild, with follow up from NZ Herald Health reporter Martin Johnson, the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists takes issue with ... More >>

Midwives And Doctors Should Support Each Other

Thursday, 4 May 2006, 6:09 pm | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

A series of meetings between the Chairman of the NZ branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and groups of midwives have taken place recently in response to recent controversies and the ... More >>

Improvement inevitable in the Training of Midwives

Thursday, 24 November 2005, 9:13 am | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) today officially announced its stand on New Zealand’s maternity services, in response to the current release of the Wellington Coroner’s report following the ... More >>

Improvement inevitable in the Training of Midwives

Tuesday, 22 November 2005, 10:09 am | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) today officially announced its stand on New Zealand’s maternity services, in response to the current release of the Wellington Coroner’s report following the ... More >>

Reduced Options For New Zealand Women

Friday, 22 August 2003, 9:42 am | College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

New Zealand’s obstetricians are abandoning private practice at a significant rate and the exodus will worsen over the next five years. More >>

 

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