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ZEST Registration Packages

Full ZEST Midwife Package

Our full ZEST midwife package is for midwives looking to practice independently, offering the full continuum of care.


Designed Exclusively for Midwives

Our full ZEST midwife package is tailor-made for Independent Midwives. Whether you’re a seasoned IM or are making your way as a new IM this package gives you everything you need to succeed.

Independent Midwife Insurance

Access market leading, bespoke midwife insurance

Exclusive access to insurance products administered by our partners.
ZEST registration enables practitioners to offer the full continuum of care. Our insurance partners can offer bespoke insurance products for midwives wishing to practice independently. This exclusive insurance access is only available via registration with ZEST.

Bespoke Midwife Insurance Products
Exclusive access to indemnity insurance at the appropriate level of cover
Enabling you to offer the full continuum of care
Providing protection and peace of mind for both midwives and their clients
ZEST Directory & Marketing

Market yourself and your practice

Our independent midwife package includes the option to add your profile and business details into our exclusive ZEST directory so people can search for you and your services.
Add your picture, logo, profile, specialist services, location, links and more.

ZEST Training

In Person & Virtual learning and training via ZEST and our partners

ZEST offers a plethora of training to expand your toolkit, offerings and continued professional developement as a midwife. Our mandatory training days are part of your registration and once registered you will have access to training with ZEST and our partners. They include:
– All4Maternity
– Xenalife
– Expectancy
– Midwives Hub: Setting up as an IM (12 week business course @ reduced rate)

ZEST Exclusive Level 3 Safeguarding© online training with a focus on independent community maternity care.
Exclusive in-person Mandatory Practical Training (MPT): “Safe and Skilled at Home – Community Birth Challenges.”©
Quarterly learning and growing forums
Ongoing training, advocacy and support
Access to training to become a ZEST Calm and Confident Birth Practitioner
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The ZEST Community

A Thriving Community of Like Minded Birth Workers

At ZEST we know change doesn’t happen alone and we all need support. Our community is supportive, inclusive, respectful and kind. We all have a commitment to offer the highest levels of care and support. We empower and educate all members of the birthing community enabling you to have real autonomy so you, and your clients are empowered and able to make informed choices every step of the way.
From pregnancy and birth care to offering postnatal care and beyond.

Ongoing Support

Always here to support and guide you

When embarking on a new chapter as an independent midwife, we are here to support you on your journey every step of the way. Whether it’s help accessing midwife insurance via our exclusive partners, setting up your practice, adding your details to our directory, mentorship, administration or assistance with your documents we can help.
Our team has a combined wealth of experience which we are happy to share with you and the community. We are also working as part of the KQSC.

Unlimited advocacy and support from the ZEST team and our KQSC.
Administration support and access to practice documentation.
Access to best practice guidance
Mentor support for newly qualified midwives and new IMs via our mentor and buddy schemes
Monthly PMA/Consultant Midwife forums: Reflecting on practice and exploring evidence-based research.
Monthly meet and greet with ZEST family
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Health and Wellbeing

We are Invested in your Continued Well-being

Our profession can be challenging and as well as our support we also offer unique, holistic services as part of your registration package.
We have our weekly Tuesday YOGA classes, monthly well being sessions and quarterly online sister circles. Our aim is to provide you with the tools you need to support yourself, your well being and your own mental health enabling you to offer your clients the best care. You cannot pour from an empty cup as they say.

Individual Holistic Health Consultations are available, if required, to include offerings of homeopathy, flower remedies, nutritional guidance, guided meditation and breathwork.

ZEST Certification

A sign of trust and professionalism

When you register with ZEST we invite you to add our ZEST certified badge to your website, marketing materials, documents and social media. ZEST Certified Birth Workers are held to the highest of standards, undertake rigorous training and are insured by an independent body, exclusive to ZEST.


Simple, upfront costs

Our costs are simple. Pay your initial registration fee which covers you for your first full year! Then your ongoing annual costs are paid each year as you continue to be registered with ZEST and reap all the benefits that go with it.

Joining Fee

Also available in 2 payments of £500

Annual Fee

Also available in 2 payments of £450


Get started!

Fill in a few details and the ZEST team will be in touch.

Check your eligibility against our requirements. We require that your provide your NMC details and PIN. This will be requested alogn with the other validation documents during the registration process with us. If you have any questions please just get in touch via our contact page.

You will need:

  1. NMC Registration and PIN Number.
  2. Due date for revalidation.
  3. 2 Forms of Photo ID – Passport and Driving Licence.
  4. Proof of residence – e.g. a Utility Bill.
  5. Details of any past, current or pending investigations or criminal convictions.
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