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Positive News For Mothers, Babies And Midwives

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 1:02 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The budget announcement by the Government today has been welcomed by the New Zealand College of Midwives. College Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, says the funding is an acknowledgement of the importance of our maternity service and the need to resource ... More >>

Statement From College Of Midwives Following The Simpson Report Released Today

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 2:54 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Alison Eddy, Chief Executive, College of Midwives: Following the release of the Simpson Report this morning, the New Zealand College of Midwives is considering the findings and recommendations to see how we can part of the solutions to the issues ... More >>

Specific Covid-19 Incurred Costs Reimbursement Announced

Sunday, 14 June 2020, 7:28 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

A community LMC (lead maternity carer) midwife visits a new mum and baby (FILE PIC) The New Zealand College of Midwives is pleased that the Government has today announced funds for community-based midwives, to assist with COVID-19 related costs. A one-off ... More >>

College Of Midwives Calls For The Release Of The Heather Simpson Report

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 4:19 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives is calling on the Government to release details of the funding allocated to maternity services in this year’s budget, and is supporting their GP colleagues in asking the Minister of Health to immediately release Heather ... More >>

College Of Midwives Praises “vital Workforce” - International Day Of The Midwife

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 2:40 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

‘“Absolutely vital”. That’s how the Chief Executive of the College of Midwives, Alison Eddy, is describing the midwives of Aotearoa today on International Day of the Midwife. The day is even more significant in 2020 as is it is also the World ... More >>

Midwives Baffled And Disappointed By Lack Of Govt Financial Support

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 7:40 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives has sent a strong message to the Government on behalf of community-based midwives. College Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, says all midwives have seen their workloads increase considerably over the last four to ... More >>

PPE Measures And Advice For Midwives Needs Urgent Review And Action

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 6:14 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The New Zealand College of Midwives is calling on the Ministry of Health to urgently review its recommendations around the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for midwives. The College Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, is today making very clear ... More >>

Information From The New Zealand College Of Midwives

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:13 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Acting Chief Executive, Jacqui Anderson: The New Zealand College of Midwives is in regular communication with the Ministry of Health and DHBs regarding advice to pregnant women in relation to COVID-19. At this stage (3pm, 23 March 2020), this ... More >>

2020 - A Key Year For Midwives and Midwifery

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 7:19 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

2020 - A Key Year For Midwives and Midwifery in New Zealand “A watershed year for maternal health and wellbeing”. That’s how the College of Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, is describing 2020 with only a month left for people to sign ... More >>

2020 - A Key Year For Midwives and Midwifery in New Zealand

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 4:19 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

“A watershed year for maternal health and wellbeing”. That’s how the College of Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, is describing 2020 with only a month left for people to sign the #backmidwives petition . The College has today released the ... More >>

Midwives Petition Hits Over Ten Thousand Signatures

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:18 am | NZ College Of Midwives

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition launched a week ago, calling for better support and funding for community midwives. The 10k figure was reached after the first four days. Chief executive of the College of Midwives, Alison Eddy, said last ... More >>

Study Confirms Primary Units and Home Births Safe For Women

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 2:22 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

NZ College of Midwives Comments on Australian Study Which Confirms Primary Units and Home Births Safe For Women More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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