News & Media Centre
From time to time, the Midwifery Council issues media statements on matters that affect the profession. For any media enquiries, please contact media advisor Leigh Bredenkamp.
For the latest information on other issues please access News in the drop down box.
Midwifery Council Fees
Under sections 130 - 133 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 the Midwifery Council prescribes fees by notice in the Gazette.
Media release in response to 15HDC00540 Report 3 October 2016
The Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) today released a report into the appropriateness of the care provided by a midwife in March/April 2015. The HDC found the midwife...
Media release in response to Health and Disability Commissioner report 15HDC00673
The Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) today released a report following a complaint about services provided by a registered midwife (Ms C) in 2014/2015. In his report...
Media release in response to Health and Disability Commissioner report 14HDC01440
New initiatives being implemented this year will further ensure all midwives understand the requirement to use the Guidelines for Consultation with Obstetric and Related...
Midwifery Workforce Survey
The survey responses for midwives who hold a current practising certificate) as at 19 October 2015 has been published and shows the following key points:
There were 3,033...
Media statement released by the Midwifery Council October 2015 in response to published research paper
Response from Midwifery Council in response to publication of research paper 'Association of midwifery experience to perinatal mortality: a retrospective cohort study'.
Response to Nathan Coronial Inquest recommendations
Midwifery Council response to the Office of the Chief Coroner August 2015
In Augsut 2015, the Midwifery Council wrote to the Legal and Research Counsel to the Office of the...