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Panui #42, Apr-May 2019
Panui #41, Feb-Mar 2019
Panui #40, Dec-Jan 2019
Panui #39, Oct-Nov 2018
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New Zealand College of Midwives Journal
The latest paper of Journal 54 of the New Zealand College of Midwives Journal.
The paper is titled:
Recognising and responding to acutely deteriorating women in New Zealand maternity wards: A literature and environmental scan
We have also attached a research paper reflection tool designed by the Journal editorial board for midwives to use with New Zealand College of Midwives Journal papers.
Links to the paper and the reflection tool will also be available on the College website at: https://www.midwife.org.nz/midwives/publications/college-journal/
We hope you enjoy reading this paper and please remember that you can search the New Zealand Midwifery Research Database for a comprehensive index of midwifery research undertaken in New Zealand:
Other Useful Links
Māori Midwifery Workforce in Aotearoa
Last week, Rapua Te Aronga-a-Hine, the first comprehensive literature review of the Māori midwifery workforce in Aotearoa New Zealand was released. The review uncovered layers of barriers that are inhibiting the growth and advancement of Māori midwives within the health and tertiary education sectors, and opportunities to achieve revolutionary change.
The literature review was the first step to understanding the Māori midwifery landscape, the nuances of all frontline workforces.
You're invited to participate...
We want to hear from you on how to support the retention and recruitment of the Māori midwifery workforce!
There are three ways for Ngā Maia o Aotearoa Māori Midwives to participate:
by phoning Jean Te Huia, CEO directly (021 709-083)
or via kanohi ki te kanohi hui (focus group)
or via an anonymous online survey.
If you are happy to participate after reviewing the Rapua te Aronga-a-Hine, we'd would be really pleased to hear from you via phone, or to receive your contact details on the form below to arrange a hui or interview, or complete a short questionnaire.
Note: The research team will only know the names and email addresses of those who provide it to them, by getting in touch with them. If emailing to join a Kanohi ki te kanohi hui, please include with your name a contact number and/or contact email.
Rapua te Aronga-a-Hine: The Māori Midwifery Workforce in Aotearoa. A Literature Review – February 2020
Rapua Te Aronga-a-Hine is the first comprehensive literature review of the Māori midwifery workforce in Aotearoa New Zealand. The review uncovers layers of barriers that are inhibiting the growth and advancement of Māori midwives within the health and tertiary education sectors, and opportunities to achieve revolutionary change.
Te Rau Ora in partnership with Ngā Māia Trust and Counties Manukau Health are working together to develop an evidence base to inform Māori workforce development priorities with a focus on Māori women, babies, children and whānau. The evidence base will help identify professional development needs, ensure a spotlight on indigenous health, and build a culturally appropriate professional Māori health workforce.
The literature review is the first step to understanding the Māori midwifery landscape, the nuances of all frontline workforces, that for Māori, help us to ‘Celebrate, Demonstrate, Mobilise, Unite’ in the International Year of the Midwife 2020.’
Click HERE the Rapua Te Aronga-a-Hine for the literature.
For further information, please contact Kahu.McClintock@terauora.com
Dr Kahu McClintock, Manager Te Kīwai Rangahau, Te Rau Ora
Seeking a Pou Tikanga Principal Advisor
Kia ora koutou, nga mihi nui kia koutou mo tenei kaupapa. Please share this far and wide.
The Ministry of Health's Family and Community Group seek a Pou Tikanga.
The role of the Pou Tikanga is to support the delivery of the Child and Community Health group’s work programme with a specific focus on improving equity and health outcomes. The role will focus on supporting the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme and recommendations from the recent review. The role provides Māori leadership, direction and advice across the group to ensure the work reflects the Crown’s relationship with Māori, addresses institutional racism and prioritises equity in health outcomes.
Please apply online via this link. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Thursday 28 May 2020.
Baby Friendly Advisor Advertisement
NZBA BFI Advisor posiition advertised
Please see the attached covering letter and Position Description for the Baby Friendly Initiative Advisor position that we have advertised on Seek today.
If you know of anyone who may be interested in this role, please pass this information on to them and / or they can be directed to the Seek advert also.
Baby Friendly Advisor Position Description
NZBA 2019 Infant Feeding Data
Please find attached the key findings and Infographics for our Infant Feeding Data for 2019.
These can also be viewed at our Baby Friendly website, with each infographic available separately.
Ngā mihi nui
Infant Feeding Data Sumary
NZBA Infographic 2019
CoREISS New paper published, Use of nicotine in pregnancy and Tāiki Kaumātua Poster
Kia ora koe,
We are pleased to provide you with a copy of our latest publication. Potential effects of using non-combustible tobacco and nicotine products during pregnancy: a systematic review.
With thanks to Mātua Rawiri Wharemate and one of our evaluators Toumairangi Marsh, in the wake of the Covid-19 virus we have created Tiaki Kaumātua - ‘Protect Our Kaumātua’ a poster for our whānau to use. We have an A3 poster size if you would like to print a larger size and graphics available to print on T Shirts available.
Feel free to pass these on to others.
Noho ora mai
Dr Marewa Glover
Centre of Research Excellence:
Indigenous Sovereignty & Smoking
PO Box 89186, Torbay, Auckland 0742, NZ
Phone: +64 27 275 7852
Tiaki Kaumatua Poster A4
2020 - Glover NIC in Pregnancy