Are you interested in becoming a Registered Midwife in Nova Scotia, Canada?
A complete list of registered Midwives in the province of Nova Scotia.
Are you an internationally educated midwife who would like to practice in Nova Scotia?
The role of the Council, its authority and powers are set out in the Midwifery Act and regulations. Learn more about how midwifery is regulated in Nova Scotia.
Standards and policies are approved by the council to guide the professional knowledge, skills and judgment needed to practice midwifery safely in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Midwives, you can now register online! Whether you are a new registrant or renewing your annual licence, set up your own personal account.
If you have a concern about the care provided by a Registered Midwife, contact the Registrar to discuss your concerns and decide if you wish to make a complaint.
As a health regulator, the Council regulates the profession of midwifery in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, in accordance with the Midwifery Act, Regulations, Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics. The Council registers qualified, competent midwives to provide safe, high quality care to pregnant people and their families in Nova Scotia. We are mandated to protect the public by ensuring that all registrants engaged in clinical midwifery practice are safe, competent, and ethical practitioners.
After a robust public consultation process which included our members, other health regulators, healthcare providers and the public the Midwifery…
The Midwifery Regulatory Council of Nova Scotia (MRCNS) is currently considering permitting Alternative Practice Arrangements (APAs) for Registered Midwives in…
Midwives’ workloads have increased rapidly during the pandemic as more families, particularly in rural and remote areas, want to avoid…