Midwifery-Led Abortion Care Consultation


Te Tatau o te Whare Kahu, the Midwifery Council would value your feedback on its proposal to regulate Midwifery-Led Abortion Care as an additional scope of practice for midwives.

The objective of this consultation is to gather views from the sector to inform the Council’s decision on the proposed additional scope of practice. Your feedback will inform the Council’s final decision.

You can access detailed information about this consultation as well as other relevant documents below:

We invite you to respond to the questions in the consultation documentation in one of the following ways:

  • Sending in a manually completed Consultation Document to:
    • The Registrar
    • Midwifery Council
      PO Box 9644
      Marion Square
      Wellington 6141

  • Using the survey link below:

  • Making an oral submission by phoning:
    • +64 4 499 5040

Please note that the Council encourages midwives to provide individual feedback as summary submissions provided by organisations will be given no weighting.

The Council will hold a webinar for midwives regarding the consultation on Thursday 28th October 2021 at 12pm on Zoom. Please click HERE to register. The Consultation closes on Friday 19th November 2021 at 5pm. We look forward to receiving your comments.