The SCM is the regulating body for the profession of midwifery in the province of Saskatchewan. The SCM has the following duties and responsibilities:
- To serve and protect the public;
- To exercise its powers and discharge its responsibilities in the public interest;
- To regulate the practice of the profession and to govern the members in accordance with the Act and the bylaws;
- To assure the public of the knowledge, skill, proficiency and competency of members in the practice of midwifery.
The SCM operates under the principles of accountability, responsiveness, and accessibility. At the core of all College activity is the principle of serving and protecting the public. In order to do this, the College consults with members and others to develop standards and policies and works with other health professionals and health regulatory colleges and areas of government which affect the practice of midwifery.