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Te Pae Christchurch targeting pre-Christmas opening

31st August, 2021

Due to the latest COVID-19 disruption, Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is now aiming to hold its first events in the lead up to Christmas. The building was on track to hold its first events…

Conference cancelled due to Covid-19

31st August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, It is with considerable disappointment that the New Zealand College of Midwives Board has made the difficult decision to cancel our forthcoming 16th Biennial National Conference due to be held in…

Member communication 27 August 2021

27th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members College advisors will be checking the covid-19@nzcom.org.nz email address over the weekend for any urgent queries. College position on midwives Covid vaccination status. A number of members have been in touch…

Acknowledging this outbreak’s effect on Pasifika people

27th August, 2021

Tālofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Kia orana, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Namaste, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Mālō nī, Mauri, Noa’ia, Tēnā koutou katoa and warm Pacific greetings to all midwives and communities in Tāmaki Makaurau and Aotearoa,…

Member communication 26 August 2021

26th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, A few items for clarification and updating today: In person care expectations during Alert Level 4. The College has prepared specific advice to guide decisions by LMC midwives about in-person care…

Member communication 25 August 2021

25th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, The College will continue to communicate via member emails as new information becomes available or if there are issues which need clarification, however the frequency of emails may no longer be…

Member communication 24 August 2021

24th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, I want to acknowledge employed midwives in Auckland, already in short staffed environments who are working above and beyond at present, to cover for colleagues who have been required to self-isolate…

Member communication 23 August 2021

23rd August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, As we know from today’s announcement that we will be in Alert level 4 until at least this Friday or next Tuesday for Auckland. I appreciate that this can be a…

Childcare for essential workers during Alert level 4

23rd August, 2021

The Government is restarting childcare for workers in Alert Level 4 businesses and services, which was available during last year’s national lockdown. Workers who have children aged up to 13-years-old can access free care, so…

Member communication 20 August 2021

20th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, Once again I want to thank and acknowledge all midwives who are working to ensure that essential maternity services continue to be available to women and whānau during this time. I…

Students completing clinical placements or assessments during COVID-19

20th August, 2021

Policy: Students completing training placements or face-to-face training assessments during COVID-19 Alert Levels 1 – 4 Scope This policy applies to students from all health professions who are completing training placements or undergoing face-to-face training assessments in…

Member communication 19 August 2021

19th August, 2021

Kia ora koutou members, In order to streamline communications as much as possible during this time, the College national office is planning to send a single daily email at around 4pm, which includes all relevant…