8th April, 2020
“We are pleased to note that the document acknowledges that clinicians involved in care, can and will use appropriate clinical judgement on PPE required, and should have access to PPE for all births,” says Alison Eddy
7th April, 2020
This year’s World Health Day falls on April 7 during a time global health services are under extreme stress due to the Covid-19 pandemic. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/growing-number-overseas-healthcare-workers-dying-covid-19-keenly-felt-in-lead-up-world-health-day
6th April, 2020
College of Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy and Christchurch community midwife, Violet Clapham, talk with Tvnz news journalist Alison Pugh about the work of midwives during the Coronavirus pandemic. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/midwives-edge-say-lack-govt-support-ppe-creating-difficulties
29th March, 2020
The New Zealand College of Midwives is calling on the Ministry of Health to urgently review its recommendations around the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for midwives.
29th March, 2020
Ministry of Health guidelines released on Friday are causing considerable anxiety and stress for hospital midwives who feel they are putting themselves, the women they care for, and their families at unnecessary risk.
27th March, 2020
The following message is from the Ministry of Health regards the removal of the requirement for original copies of faxed prescriptions: https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/covid-19-new_rules_for_electronic_prescriptions-3apr20.pdf This temporary waiver recognises faxed or e-faxed prescriptions not signed personally by a…
26th March, 2020
Acting CE Jacqui Anderson, speaking with Susie Ferguson on RNZs Morning Report today LISTEN HERE
25th March, 2020
Acting CE, Jacqui Anderson, talks with RNZ Afternoons host Jesse Mulligan LISTEN HERE