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Jul 08, 2019, 11:36 ET Midwifery Investment an Important Step in Healthcare Reform

ST JACOBS, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced that the Ontario government will invest in improving access to midwifery care. The announcement includes...


Sep 25, 2018, 14:49 ET Landmark legal decision for midwives and pay equity

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - This week, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario released a landmark decision in the Association of Ontario Midwives case against the Ministry of Health and Long Term...


Apr 24, 2015, 14:05 ET Budget announcement solidifies support for Aboriginal midwifery

TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Yesterday, the Ontario government released its budget, which included some very important news for midwifery in the province. The 2015 Ontario budget highlighted...


Oct 29, 2014, 09:45 ET Health organizations call for ban on medical tourism

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Hospitals that offer preferential medical treatment for a fee to international patients compromise Ontario's health system. That's the warning a coalition of health...


May 01, 2014, 15:18 ET Association of Ontario Midwives Announces Winners of Lifetime Achievement, Hospital Integration and Media Awards

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) is pleased to announce five award winners being honoured at its 30th Annual General Meeting and Conference May 5-7 at Hockley...


Nov 27, 2013, 12:22 ET Midwives sue government over labour pains

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Association of Ontario Midwives filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario over the government's refusal to comply with pay equity for...


Nov 26, 2013, 12:19 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Midwives sue government over labour pains/

News conference by Ontario Midwives to announce planned legal action TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) will hold a news conference on Wednesday, November 27,...


Nov 22, 2013, 10:31 ET Media Advisory - Midwives sue government over labour pains

News conference by Ontario Midwives to announce planned legal action TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) will hold a news conference on Wednesday, November 27,...


Mar 06, 2013, 14:44 ET Midwives deliver quality care for women and babies; value for Ontarians

TORONTO, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario midwives and their clients set up an expo at Queen's Park today to highlight the quality care midwives bring to women and newborns and the value of midwifery...


May 16, 2012, 12:00 ET Ontario midwives name new president

TORONTO, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - As a working midwife with more than 30 years of involvement in the childbirth and midwifery community, Lisa Weston brings valuable experience and leadership to her new...


May 14, 2012, 08:00 ET Women Are Expecting Midwifery Care

Conference looks at how to best grow the profession TORONTO, May 14, 2012 /CNW/ - WHAT: The Annual Conference of the Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) will focus on supporting the growth of...


May 02, 2012, 14:24 ET Midwives urge government to strengthen midwifery care in Ontario

TORONTO, May 2, 2012 /CNW/ - As midwifery expands to meet demand, midwives are urging government to seize opportunities to strengthen midwifery care in Ontario. During a lobby day at Queen's Park...


May 01, 2012, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Women are expecting midwifery care/

Midwives highlight opportunities for supporting the growth of midwifery TORONTO, April 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The rapid expansion of midwifery has brought Ontario to a turning point in maternal and newborn ...


Apr 27, 2012, 15:23 ET Women are expecting midwifery care

Midwives highlight opportunities for supporting the growth of midwifery TORONTO, April 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The rapid expansion of midwifery has brought Ontario to a turning point in maternal and newborn ...


Mar 20, 2012, 17:54 ET Midwives Welcome Opportunity to Lead New Birth Centres in Ontario

TORONTO, March 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's 550 registered midwives support the announcement made this morning by Premier McGuinty and Minister Deb Matthews to develop two freestanding, midwifery-led...


Mar 20, 2012, 09:43 ET Midwives welcome opportunity to lead new birth centres in Ontario

TORONTO, March 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario's 550 registered midwives support the announcement made this morning by Premier McGuinty and Minister Deb Matthews to develop two freestanding, midwifery-led...


Feb 27, 2012, 08:00 ET Ontario midwives urge Premier McGuinty to honour his commitment to piloting birth centres

TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario women are optimistic the groundswell of support for birth centres will persuade the Liberal government to include funding for birth centre pilot projects in the ...


Jan 31, 2012, 10:00 ET Midwives support Liberal's Ontario Action Plan For Health Care

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario midwives support the Liberals' Action Plan to transform the health care system, as unveiled Monday morning by Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term...


Jan 26, 2012, 15:28 ET Promote normal birth and the c-section rate will decrease, say Ontario Midwives

TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario midwives are urging the Liberal government to look at ways of promoting normal birth in order to bring down the caesarean section rate in the province. On...


Oct 15, 2010, 14:54 ET Ontario Home Birth Safe - Research Presented at Nursing Conference

MONTREAL, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - Katrina Kilroy, RM, President of the Association of Ontario Midwives will be presenting leading research and experience on home birth at the 21st National Conference of the...


Oct 04, 2010, 08:00 ET Canadian Midwives Challenge US Claims that Home Birth is Not Safe

EDMONTON, Oct 4 /CNW/ - The latest research in birth and maternal care will be presented next week at the Canadian Association of Midwives' 10th Annual General Meeting, which focuses primarily on...


Sep 23, 2010, 17:03 ET Midwives, doctors, and nurses together deliver better patient care

TORONTO, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - A partnership between the Association of Ontario Midwives and the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is helping midwives, doctors and nurses work together to deliver better...


May 05, 2010, 11:43 ET Ontario Midwives Celebrate International Day of the Midwife

TORONTO, May 5 /CNW/ - Today, May 5, 2010 midwives in Ontario and around the world celebrate the International Day of the Midwife. "Midwives in Ontario are proud to be part of a model of care that...


Apr 27, 2010, 11:52 ET Midwives address lack of equity in health care

Conference looks at issues of diversity and improving health equity TORONTO, April 27 /CNW/ - WHAT: The 26th Annual Conference of the Association of Ontario Midwives will focus on...