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Rural Midwifery Recruitment & Retention

SUPPORTING AND SUSTAINING MIDWIFERY FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

The service has been established to support the retention of midwives practicing rurally as Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs) and the recruitment of midwives to join or set up practices in rural areas that are experiencing a shortage.

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Locum Service

LOCUM

All eligible midwives are entitled to 9 days locum cover for their own personal caseload per year. In addition to the 9 days annual leave, the RMRRS provides an emergency service allowing up to 5 days emergency locum cover for midwives.

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Mentoring

MENTORING

Rural midwifery is often in geographically isolated areas therefore, rural midwives are required to have a special set of skills and coping mechanisms for optimum and sustainable caseloads.

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Grants

GRANTS

We have funding available to assist and support the establishment of LMC practice in rural and remote rural locations in New Zealand.

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News & Events
 

NEWS & EVENTS

Latest Newsletter
February 2015
 

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Recruitment
 

RECRUITMENT

The RMRRS supports the recruitment of midwives to rural communities by monitoring the workforce and identifying areas that are experiencing shortages.

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TESTIMONIALS

"I just got back from holiday and just want to thank you so so much for getting me a locum. Thanks so much. The woman were very impressed with my replacement…

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APPLICATIONS

All services are subject to eligibility criteria and/or availability. Register your interest to recieve or provide services through the Rural Midwifery Recruitment and Retention Service.

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CONTACT US

Phone. 0800 MIDWIFE/0800 643 9433
Fax. +64 3 353 1167
Email. rural@mmpo.org.nz