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Midwifery Education

Midwifery Council Recertification Programme for Midwives

St George's Maternity Centre is an accredited education provider in collaboration with Canterbury District Health Board Midwifery educators, authorised by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand.

For details of Compulsory and Elective postgraduate education requirements for Registered Midwives, please go to the Midwifery Council's website

To book a place on any of St George’s Midwifery education courses, please book through Healthlearn

Midwifery Combined Emergency Skills Day

2018 dates - 8.00 am - 5.00 pm:

  • 2 October
  • 27 November

Breastfeeding Education for Health Professionals
An 8 hour course, divided into 4 hours theoretical research and 4 hours practical skills related to Practice.  Can be booked as a half day for either component.

  • 9 November

Emergency Day

This is a compulsory annual requirement and will cover: Maternal Collapse/Neonatal Resuscitation/Childbirth Emergencies/ Breech/Post Partum Haemorrhage/Cord Prolapse /Shoulder Dystocia.

On one occasion during the three-year cycle you will be able to choose another emergency skills day – for example PROMPT/ALSO. However you will have to attend an additional two-hour NNR session that year.


We are thrilled to have Carol Bartle and Julia Daly providing breastfeeding education for registered midwives as part of the Midwifery Recertification Programme.

Maternity Education application form

Please here to download the Maternity education application form


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