An effective midwife-client relationship is based upon mutual trust and respect. This enables the provision of safe and effective care.…
Two new guides are available on our website about the complaints process at the College. One newly created guide outlines what midwives can expect if a complaint or report is made against them, along with timelines and a list of possible outcomes. The other new guide is written for clients to understand what they could expect should they make a complaint about care received by a midwife. You can read both new guides here.
Midwives may experience stressors that are unique to their work and affect their mental health and wellness. These stressors can compromise a midwife’s professional judgment and conduct, placing their safety and their clients at risk.