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Merry Christmas From The College of Midwives

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24 December 2019

Merry Christmas From The College of Midwives

As the country heads away on holiday, midwives around the country remain on call for women and whanau, the College of Midwives is asking people to sign their #backmidwives petition and share it over the Summer break.

New videos will be released in January and February next year and a preview has been made available today as part of the ongoing campaign.

The College launched the #backmidwives petition on December 3 and it has already attracted almost 13,000 signatures.

The petition calls on the Government to:

  • implement a revised funding model for community-based midwifery services
  • develop a dedicated organisation to support community-based midwives, and
  • implement fair and reasonable pay, for community-based midwives.

The petition is available to sign here and will run until 1st March 2020 (NZ Children’s Day).

Merry Christmas from the College of Midwives. You can send a postcard to MP’s and learn more about the petition here https://backmidwives.org.nz/

ENDS

For more information, please contact Ali Jones on 027 247 3112.