The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) is an independent committee that reviews the deaths of babies and mothers in New Zealand. The PMMRC’s role can, at times, include reviewing events when the mother and/or baby was very unwell as a result of the pregnancy (severe morbidity).
Te mahi tahi puta noa i te pūnaha kia kore rawa ai e mate, e whara ngā māmā me ā rātau pēpi, whānau hoki mai i ngā mate, wharanga rānei ka taea te ārai.
Working together across the system towards zero preventable deaths or harm for all mothers and babies, families and whānau.
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Health reforms a chance to improve our struggling maternity sector
06 Dec 2022
The latest report by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Committee (the PMMRC) included appended list of recommendations yet to be fully implemented, released today, paints a stark picture of the persisting inequities that exist within the sector.
Update from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
03 Sep 2021
This is an update from the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (the PMMRC) about the first principles review of the national mortality review function, the next PMMRC report and other PMMRC-related matters.
Urgent action needed to address ongoing inequity in maternity sector
16 Feb 2021
Babies of Māori, Pacific and Indian mothers are still more likely than babies of New Zealand European mothers to die in pregnancy or within the first 28 days, the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee 14th report shows.