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Slight increase in qualified midwives in the workforce

Friday, 26 June 2015, 2:41 pm | Midwifery Council of NZ

New data released today from the Midwifery Council shows a small increase in the number of qualified midwives working in New Zealand - from 2,938 in 2013 to 2,971 today. By the end of this practising year, the number is expected to be around 3,100. More >>

Low rate of infant deaths welcomed by Midwifery Council

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 12:20 pm | Midwifery Council of NZ

The Midwifery Council, the regulatory body set up to protect the public by making sure midwives are competent and fit to practice, welcomed data released today showing a reduction in the number of infant deaths before and after birth (perinatal mortality). More >>

Response to Sunday Star Times article on immunisation

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:54 am | Midwifery Council of NZ

The Midwifery Council was concerned to read an article in the Sunday Star Times yesterday which stated that some midwives were undermining Ministry of Health messages about immunisation. More >>

Review of Maternity Services in Wellington Area

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 3:42 pm | Midwifery Council of NZ

Chairperson Sally Pairman says the Midwifery Council is pleased the report on the review on Wellington maternity services, released today by the Ministry of Health, has upheld Council’s view that maternity services are safe and that midwives provide ... More >>

Statement re: Ms Crawshaw

Wednesday, 22 March 2006, 5:30 pm | Midwifery Council of NZ

The Midwifery Council of New Zealand acts in a statutory role in order to ensure that the New Zealand maternity system continues to be one of the safest and most accessible health services in the world. lt does this through setting and monitoring ... More >>

Council relieved midwife found not guilty

Tuesday, 21 March 2006, 5:02 pm | Midwifery Council of NZ

The Midwifery Council of New Zealand is relieved a Dunedin jury has found the midwife accused of manslaughter, not guilty. More >>