The Midwifery Regulatory Council of Nova Scotia was established in 2009 to govern the profession of midwifery in the province.


The Council regulates the profession of midwifery in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada,  in accordance with the Midwifery Act and Regulations and the Council Bylaws.

 

Mission

The mission of the Council is to ensure that women and their families in Nova Scotia receive a high standard of midwifery care.

 

Mandate

The mandate and legislated duty of the Midwifery Regulatory Council of Nova Scotia is to serve and protect the public interest by regulating the practice of midwifery. The Council registers qualified, competent midwives to provide safe, high quality care to women and their families in Nova Scotia. The Council is mandated to protect the public by ensuring that all registrants engaged in clinical midwifery practice are safe, competent and ethical practitioners.


On this site is essential information about midwifery, from choosing one to choosing to become one.

 

Did You know?

Midwives who are engaged in clinical practice are required to carry professional liability insurance.


PO Box 488
1894 Barrington Street
Halifax NS B3J 2A8
(902) 424 3218 (Phone)
(902) 424 0730 (Fax)
Anne.Jackman@gov.ns.ca