Welcome to the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
Warm Pacific greetings and welcome to our website. We invite you to learn more about midwifery in New Zealand and the role the Midwifery Council plays in protecting the health and safety of women and babies during pregnancy, childbirth and during the first six weeks after baby is born.
Documentation requirements for prescriptions
Reminder to all midwives regarding documentation requirements for prescriptions
Section 41 of the Medicines Regulations 1984 describes the form that a prescription must take....
Pregnant women reassured as strike nears
As the proposed strike nears, the Midwifery Council reassures women who are pregnant that they will still receive the same high standard of midwifery care during the action...
The members and staff of the Midwifery Council extend their warmest congratulations to the Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern and her partner Clarke Gayford, on the safe arrival of...
Workers' safety checks
In the last eMidpoint, there was a message from the Ministry of Health about LMC’s needing to provide evidence to the Ministry by 1 July that the check has been completed....
Midpoint May 2018
The annual round of applications for new practising certificcates has come and gone. Read more
Midwifery Council reminds midwives to use Referral Guidelines
The Midwifery Council urges midwives to ensure they are familiar with the Referral Guidelines and the processes within them as they are required to be under the Section 88...