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Public Consultation:
Draft Midwifery Scope of Practice in Nova Scotia

The MRCNS is conducting a public consultation regarding the draft version of a revised Midwifery Scope of Practice in Nova…

Happy Easter from MRCNS

Please note that our office will be closed on Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1 for Easter. We will…

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Important Update Regarding Migration to New Regulated Health Professions Act and Amalgamation with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing On…

Happy Holidays from MRCNS

The MRCNS Council and staff wish you and your loved ones a safe, healthy and happy holiday season and joyous…

Remembrance Day

We will be closed on Nov 13 for Remembrance Day.
Lest we forget. 11-11-2023.

Thanksgiving

We will be closed on Monday, October 9 for Thanksgiving Day. Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate this holiday.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year, September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. The day honours the Indigenous children…

We are moving!

Effective May 15, 2023, the Midwifery Regulatory Council of Nova Scotia will lease office space from the Nova Scotia College…

Public Consultation – Alternative Practice Arrangements

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

Midwives’ workloads have increased rapidly during the pandemic as more families, particularly in rural and remote areas, want to avoid…

COVID-19 vaccines are expected to begin rolling out soon

COVID-19 vaccines are expected to begin rolling out soon, and given the scale of the task, the government wants to…