Useful links on the topic of the provision of safe abortion care
Abortion Legislation Act 2020
Te Whāriki Takapou
Abortion Providers Group Aotearoa New Zealand
Manatū Hauora | Ministry of Health – Considering an abortion
Manatū Hauora | Ministry of Health - Information for health practitioners
Health and Disability Services Standard NZS 8134:2021
New Zealand Aotearoa Abortion Clinical Guideline
New Zealand College of Midwives | Te Kāreti o ngā Kaiwhakawhānau ki Aotearoa
The International Confederation of Midwives
The World Health Organisation
References used to inform Te Tatau o te Whare Kahu | Midwifery Council include:
ICM Position Statement: Midwives’ Provision of Abortion-Related Services, 2014 p. 1
Cochrane Database for Systematic Reviews: Barnard. S, Kim. C, Park. M.H & Ngo. T.D Doctors or mid-level providers for abortion (Review), 2015
Ministry of Health. 2012. Guidelines for Consultation with Obstetric and Related Medical Services (Referral Guidelines). Wellington: Ministry of Health.
New Zealand College of Midwives, Handbook for Practice, 2015
WHO (2015). Health care worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO.
Further information can be found on the following Manatū Hauora | Ministry of Health webpages:
Information for health practitioners.
Information for the public