5th July, 2019
The New Zealand College of Midwives has elected its first Māori president, Nicole Pihema.
24th June, 2019
Changes to legislation come into effect on 1st July 2019 which are designed to support agencies working with whanau/families and tamariki to share information so that the woman and baby can be supported to be…
14th April, 2019
Midwives employed by DHBs have voted overwhelmingly YES to a pay settlement.
The vote which closed on Friday 12thApril, will see a majority of members gaining increases of up to 17.5% from where they are now ($66,755 a year) to where they will be in August next year ($78,353 a year).
9th April, 2019
Finally a breakthrough and positive outcome for employed midwives.
Around 1250 midwives employed by DHBs who are members of the midwives’ union, MERAS, are voting on a proposed settlement of their multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) that achieves much of what midwives have been fighting for.
18th March, 2019
The College is deeply saddened, shocked and distressed by the targeted terrorist attacks on two Christchurch Mosques last Friday 15th March. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims and to the Muslim communities in Christchurch and throughout New Zealand.
8th March, 2019
National Health Advisory Notification of MMR immunisation advice for healthcare workers ADVISORY SUMMARY: The Ministry wishes to remind all healthcare professionals and other people working in health care facilities, who were born on 1 January…
25th February, 2019
You may be aware of the following stories in the news over the last few days.
All robust research is valid and welcomed by the New Zealand College of Midwives, especially if it assists in improving and developing maternity services for the benefit of women and their babies.
It is not unusual nor exceptional for the College and Ministry to discuss issues regarding research.
21st February, 2019
Information for the new graduate Business contribution payments is now live on the Ministry of Health website.