17th October, 2021
On Monday 11th October, the government announced it would be mandating vaccination for all health workers including midwives. This decision was made in the best interests of the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.…
28th September, 2021
The New Zealand College of Midwives commends the Government on its proposal to amend ACC legislation and update its Maternity Action Plan, saying the developments signify increased attention is finally being paid to women’s health.
31st August, 2021
Due to the latest COVID-19 disruption, Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is now aiming to hold its first events in the lead up to Christmas. The building was on track to hold its first events…
14th July, 2021
A mid-winter update on vitamin D during pregnancy and infancy. The webinar looks at physiology, consequences and prevention of vitamin D deficiency, who is recommended to have vitamin D supplementation, and prescribing for women and…
14th July, 2021
The launch of a range of new midwifery initiatives is a step in the right direction for a workforce that is stretched to breaking point in some regions of Aotearoa.
4th June, 2021
New Zealand midwifery is famous everywhere else except New Zealand.
19th May, 2021
The College welcomes this change in policy which follows numerous submissions on members behalf. The College will continue to work with Corrections to help them develop policies to ensure women and babies receive the best…
17th May, 2021
Dear ICM Members, Please find attached the invitation to the virtual policy dialogue and launch of the State of the World’s Midwifery (SOWMy) 2021 report, that will take place virtually on 18 May 2021 from…