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ICM Global call to action

11th May, 2020

Please click here for details You can sign the statement by following this link 

College of Midwives Gives Shout Out Across Aotearoa to New Mums

10th May, 2020

  Media Release, Saturday 9 May 2020 College of Midwives Gives Shout Out Across Aotearoa to New Mums “New mums and the midwives caring for them have been amazing throughout the pandemic and should be congratulated.”…

Alison Eddy on Nine to Noon this morning

6th May, 2020

College of Midwives Chief Executive, Alison Eddy, speaks with Nine to Noon’s Kathryn Ryan the day after International Day of the Midwife and a shout out from the Director General of Health and PM at…

Celebrating midwives video

5th May, 2020

This beautiful video has been created to celebrate midwives and the families they help to create. We share it today on International Day of the Midwife and wish all midwives, women and their families a…

International Day of the Midwife

5th May, 2020

Today we celebrate International Day of the Midwife during the WHO designated International Year of the Midwife. Midwives are essential workers and New Zealand women, whānau, midwives and midwifery leaders wanted to show appreciation for…

International Day of the Midwife May 5th – College of Midwives Praises “vital workforce”

5th May, 2020

Media Release: Tuesday 5th May 2020, 5am ‘“Absolutely vital”. That’s how the Chief Executive of the College of Midwives, Alison Eddy, is describing the midwives of Aotearoa in the lead up to International Day of the…

COVID-19 advice line for primary and community health clinicians: 0800 177 622

4th May, 2020

Letter from the Ministry of Health re:  COVID-19 advice line for primary and community health clinicians: 0800 177 622  CLICK HERE TO VIEW  

CV Check update for renewals during the COVID-19 lockdown

1st May, 2020

CV Check:  For midwives who have CV check renewals coming due during the Covid-19 Alert Levels 3 and 4 The Ministry of Health has agreed that for midwives whose CV Check is due for renewal…

College of Midwives CE To Appear in Front of The Epidemic Response Committee

28th April, 2020

At 10:50am tomorrow (Wednesday 29 April), the Chief Executive of the College of Midwives will address the Economic Response Committee, chaired by opposition leader, Hon. Simon Bridges.

Community midwives open letter to Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern

25th April, 2020

The spotlight is currently on the country’s midwifery workforce woes with politicians and DHBs scrambling to find solutions, but for those at the coalface the answer to the nationwide crisis is simple: “Pay us what…

Midwives continue to fill the gaps but still no extra funding – Newstalk ZB news

22nd April, 2020

Midwives continue to fill the gaps where other services aren’t able to but still no extra funding – Newstalk ZB news this morning. Click here to listen  

Catherine Rietveld talks to Radio New Zealand

22nd April, 2020

College of Midwives Covid-19 Liaison, Canterbury Region – Catherine Rietveld talks to Radio New Zealand about the PPE midwives have had to buy, the additional work midwives are doing and the extra hours they are…