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#Backmidwives Petition Presented To Minister Today

18th March, 2020

A petition with more than 25,000 signatures was handed to Minister Julie Anne Genter (Assoc. Min of Health, Minister for Women) today in Wellington.

Access to this season’s flu immunisation starts this week – message from the MOH

18th March, 2020

The Ministry of Health is preparing for the potential impact of COVID-19 on the health sector. As part of this preparation, this year’s influenza immunisation programme will be starting early for eligible people (as they…

COVID-19 Advice for midwives: 18 March 2020

18th March, 2020

This update follows the College advisory of 16 March 2020. Last week, College staff researched and prepared detailed draft advice on COVID-19 issues which are relevant for midwives, including clinical care issues, home visiting, when…

COVID-19 Interim advice for midwives: 16 March 2020

16th March, 2020

With new public health measures now in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread, the College acknowledges the impact this is having and will have on midwives, their families and clients. Please continue to…

South Auckland Midwife Honoured With Award

9th March, 2020

As part of the International Women’s Day celebrations around the country, Manya (pronounced Ma Nee Ya) Lynch will receive the award with other women who work in South Auckland communities.

CE Alison Eddy talks on TVNZ’s Breakfast show

5th March, 2020

5 March 2020 https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/breakfast/clips/report-calls-for-overhaul-of-midwife-funding-model-in-nz

NZ Institute for Economic Research Report Backs Midwives Call For Pay Equity

5th March, 2020

NZ Institute for Economic Research Report Backs Midwives Call For Pay Equity Recommends Injection of $50m Annually Just To Address The Status Quo A report from NZIER has confirmed that urgent changes are needed to…

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): Update for Midwives 3 March 2020

3rd March, 2020

The College has collated the following advice and information for midwives about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The situation is continually evolving and we recommend that midwives continue to check the Ministry of Health’s website for updates:…

Government Warned To Take Heed Of Landmark Canadian Midwives Pay Equity Decision

26th February, 2020

For Immediate Release                                                                                    26th February 2020   Government Warned To Take Heed Of Landmark Canadian Midwives Pay Equity Decision The New Zealand College of Midwives (the College) has congratulated Ontario midwives following a landmark legal decision from…