Midpoint is the electronic newsletter for midwives published by the Midwifery Council containing the latest information, events and updates. This is produced on a regular basis to keep the profession and interested people informed of Council activities. 

Medicines update

Pethidine:  There is a temporary interruption to supply

Panadeine: Change to midwives’ ability to prescribe


The Council has been informed that there is a temporary...

Expressions of Interest

The Midwifery Council is calling for Expressions of interest 




Covid-19: Prescription update

Please see the attached document in the link below for an updated to prescriptions under Covid-19 conditions.

International Day of the Midwife

Today 5 May 2020 is the International Day of the Midwife please read more

Midwifery Council statement re COVID-19

The Midwifery Council has released a statement about midwifery practice in national and international states of emergency. Whilst this is a particularly worrying time for...

Important: Midwifery Council and COVID-19 update

The Council offices are closed but all staff are working remotely at this time and have access to all technological resources. Please continue to phone and email as normal.


Important information about COVID-19

The Midwifery Council recognises that midwives will most likely face challenging circumstances as all health services respond to COVID 19. As a registered health professional...