Presentation to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Sept. 6th, 2023
The Midwifery Council of New Brunswick
The Midwifery Council of New Brunswick (Council) is the governing and regulatory body that oversees the registration and practice of midwifery in the province. The Council protects the public by setting policies and standards of professional practice for Registered Midwives to deliver safe, ethical, and effective care.
The Council registers qualified, competent midwives to provide care to pregnant clients and their families according to it’s principles of the Midwifery Model of Care Policy, that includes:
Establishing a code of ethics, standards of practices, and guidelines that are consistent with other Canadian provinces; and, Registering midwives, and ensuring their competence to practice with a yearly registration renewal. Governance as per By-laws.