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. 

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...

MidPoint December 2019

Farewell to CEO/Registrar Sharron Cole and welcome to new CEO/Registrar Sue Calvert learn more

Midpoint August 2019

Already the year is half over and there has been plenty to occupy us. Learn more

Midpoint April 2019

It was during the March Council meeting that we heard the news about the shootings in the Masjid Al Noor and Linwood Masjid mosques and the loss of so many lives and the...

Midpoint February 2019

It is now time to apply for practising certificates for the 2019/20 year. Click for more information

Midpoint December 2018

2018 certainly has been a year of many challenges for midwifery and as Christmas approaches, read more

Midpoint September 2018

It's been quite a momentous time since the last newsletter - the spotlight on midwifery workforce shortages, both core and LMC read more