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Media release – Step Up for breastfeeding, say key health organisations

1st August, 2022

New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance (NZBA), the NZ College of Midwives and the Paediatric Society of New Zealand have joined forces to remind New Zealanders that successful breastfeeding involves the whole whānau.

Global statement condemning Roe v Wade decision

27th June, 2022

AS THE US SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS ROE V WADE, GLOBAL HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS CALL ON ALL GOVERNMENTS TO DEFEND ACCESS TO SAFE AND QUALITY ABORTION CARE Ensuring access to safe, quality abortion is an imperative. Abortion is…

Midwives want government investment in staff training

7th June, 2022

Alison Eddy talks to Corin Dann on Morning Report about a new $7.5b recruitment campaign across the Tasman. “It’s very concerning,” she says. Midwives want government investment in staff training https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018844870/midwives-want-government-investment-in-staff-training

Health Recruitment Across the Tasman – Solutions In NZ Continue to Fall on Deaf Ears

7th June, 2022

6 June: Media release The following can be attributed to the College of Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy: It is even more important now, that Aotearoa New Zealand pulls all the levers available to it…

31st May, 2022

Media Release 31 May 2022 The decision not to close the last non-hospital (primary) birthing facility in Christchurch until at least mid-next year is a “temporary relief” for women and midwives. St George’s Hospital has…

Statement from St George’s Hospital – maternity services to remain open

31st May, 2022

31 May 2022 Statement from Blair Roxborough, St George’s Hospital Chief Executive. St George’s Hospital will endeavour to maintain safe maternity services for the duration of the existing contract with the Canterbury District Health Board…

Midwives Blindsided by Immigration List and Apprenticeship Funding Announcements

12th May, 2022

Media Release 12 May 2022                                                             …

College of Midwives Supports Midwives Petition 100%

28th March, 2022

Media Release 28 March 2022 The petition launched on Friday by Rata Midwives to save Christchurch’s only remaining primary maternity service, has the full backing of the College of Midwives. The College’s Chief Executive, Alison…

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa Seminars

21st March, 2022

PADA have released dates for their seminar series. Please see their website for details and registrations. https://pada.nz/events/ 

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