Services and support for midwives

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports approximately 750 midwife members, most of whom are working within the Te Whatu Ora sector.

NZNO provides the following services for midwife members:

  • worksite support through NZNO delegate system
  • indemnity insurance
  • medico-legal education and support
  • industrial services
  • NZNO midwifery reference network
  • library services
  • policy advice and submissions on maternity services policy and Midwifery Council policies
  • broad professional advice, but not clinical practice advice
  • Kai tiaki Nursing New Zealand journal reports
  • competence review support.