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Aotearoa Midwifery Project

Learn more about the Midwifery Council’s Aotearoa Midwifery Project. 

Aotearoa Midwifery Collaborative Reference Group application form

Please send your completed application form and manager’s email to: Karina.Kwai@midwiferycouncil.health.nz. Applications close 4pm 20 March 2020.

Terms of Reference Aotearoa Midwifery Collaborative Reference Group

The purpose of the Aotearoa Midwifery Project is to steer an evidence-based review of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand’s (the Council) scope of practice statement for...

New Chief Executive/Registrar of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

Chris Mallon, Chair of the Midwifery Council of New Zealand, today announced the appointment of Dr Susan (Sue) Calvert to the role of Chief Executive/Registrar of the Midwifery...

Measles epidemic 2019

All midwives must provide impartial, honest and accurate information in relation to midwifery care - and this includes immunisation.

Midwives have a key role in health...

Number of practising midwives continues to grow

The annual round of applications for new practising certificates (APC) has come and gone. It is pleasing to note that the number of midwives being issued with an APC continues...

Midwifery Documentation and Record Keeping Audit Tool

Midwives have an obligation to provide a meaningful, useful, and thorough record of care, which includes all midwifery care provided, advice given, discussions, and the...

Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021 updated

The Midwifery Council is pleased to be able to share the Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2021, updated in March 2019. This plan is a living document and will be reviewed annually to...

Strategic Plan 2018 - 2021 updated

The Midwifery Council is pleased to be able to share the Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2021, updated in March 2019. This plan is a living document and will be reviewed annually to...

What do I do at 6 August 2018 if I have a safety check in progress with CV Check

In June, the Council posted information on the website about Workers Safety Checks.

The Council has just received an update from the Ministry of Health on the situation for LMC...

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....