Reassurance over safety of NZ maternity care

The Ministry of Health, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the College of Midwives have released a joint statement to reassure all New Zealanders that maternity services in this country are robust. They  confirm that New Zealand has a world class maternity system with low rates of adverse outcomes for both mothers and babies, which are similar to countries such as Australia dn the United Kingdom. The full statement can be viewed here.