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Member communication 23 August 2021

23rd August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, As we know from today’s announcement that we will be in Alert level 4 until at least this Friday or next Tuesday for Auckland. I appreciate that this can be a…

Childcare for essential workers during Alert level 4

23rd August, 2021

The Government is restarting childcare for workers in Alert Level 4 businesses and services, which was available during last year’s national lockdown. Workers who have children aged up to 13-years-old can access free care, so…

Member communication 20 August 2021

20th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, Once again I want to thank and acknowledge all midwives who are working to ensure that essential maternity services continue to be available to women and whānau during this time. I…

Students completing clinical placements or assessments during COVID-19

20th August, 2021

Policy: Students completing training placements or face-to-face training assessments during COVID-19 Alert Levels 1 – 4 Scope This policy applies to students from all health professions who are completing training placements or undergoing face-to-face training assessments in…

Member communication 19 August 2021

19th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, In order to streamline communications as much as possible during this time, the College national office is planning to send a single daily email at around 4pm, which includes all relevant…

Member communication 18 August 2021

18th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, Thank you to all members who are working to ensure that our maternity service continues to provide essential care for women and whānau during the Level 4 restrictions. This email is…

Midwife member communication 17 August 2021

18th August, 2021

Kia ora members With the announcement of the move to Alert level 4, we know we have been here before and we can do it again. Midwives are essential health care providers. Information for midwives…

CV Check: Letter to Minister

12th August, 2021

The College of Midwives has written to the Associate Minister of Health and Minister for Maternity, Hon. Dr Ayesha Verrall, to further escalate our concerns over the current Children’s Worker Safety Check process for self-employed…

WEBINAR: Vitamin D during pregnancy, breastfeeding and infancy

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…