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Kiwi Midwife Writes And Records Song With Her Band: 'We Wanna Be Paid'

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:26 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Tyneegiant, the band. Midwife Pam Colbert has put her skills out for all to see on You Tube . No, not the skill as a midwife but her other skill as a song writer and musician with her band Tyneegiant. Pam is a community-based midwife (Lead Maternity ... More >>

College Of Midwives Says “Follow The Data, Invest In Midwives” 5 May – International Day Of The Midwife

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 2:56 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

Fewer interventions in labour, reduced maternal and neonatal morbidity (illness, injury), improved psycho-social outcomes and increased contraceptive use; these are just some of the documented positive outcomes of a midwifery-led maternity service. ... More >>

College Of Midwives Supports Call To Change ACCs Position On Severe Perineal Injuries

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 3:57 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

“It’s causing unnecessary suffering for women.” That from the New Zealand College of Midwives which is strongly supporting calls for ACC to review its approach to cover for severe perineal injuries, saying the current position is too restrictive. ... More >>

Future Māori And Pasifika Midwifery Workforce Receives $6m Boost

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 10:39 am | NZ College Of Midwives

The launch of a joint project between Aotearoa’s midwifery education providers and the Ministry of Health signals the beginning of a new chapter in addressing midwifery workforce inequities. The Ministry has pledged to provide $6m in funding over the ... More >>

College Supports Midwives’ Union Filing In The Employment Relations Authority

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 9:55 am | NZ College Of Midwives

The College of Midwives , the professional organisation for midwives in New Zealand, strongly supports MERAS filing in the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) over the DHBs’ decision to unilaterally exclude GPs as a potential comparator with midwives, ... More >>

Midwifery Staffing At The CCDHB

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 3:24 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

The College continues to be concerned about the issues related to the significant midwifery staffing shortage at the CCDHB. More >>

30 Years Since Midwives Gained The Right To Practice Autonomously* | 22 August Marks Anniversary

Friday, 21 August 2020, 6:28 pm | NZ College Of Midwives

“We felt we had little control over own bodies.” That’s how one Auckland woman describes her experience of childbirth in the 1970s. That all changed 30 years ago with the passage of the Nurses Amendment Act 1990, providing statutory recognition ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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