Anticipated publication date:
NICE Project Team
Consultant Clinical Adviser:
Lead Technical Analyst:
Charlotte Bee/Elizabeth Fleming
Topic Expert Group
Mrs Sheona Brown
Community Midwife, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Mrs Julie Burnage
Ultrasound Radiographer, Ultrasound Now Limited
Mr David Churchill
Consultant Obstetrician, The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust
Mrs Cathy Evans
Ms Kerry Forward
Senior Commissioning Manager
Dr Rhona Hughes
Consultant Obstetrician and Clincal Director Obstetrics and Neonatology, NHS Lothian
Mrs Jayne Hume
Dr Andrew Loughney (Chair)
Consultant Obstetrician, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
Dr Helen Schofield
Consultant Obstetrician, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Judy Shakespeare
Mrs Yana Richens
Consultant Midwife/ Supervisor of Midwives, University College London Hospital Institute of Women's Health
Dr Roz Ullman
National Collaborating Centre-Women's and Children's Health Representative
Mrs Jacqueline Whitaker
Antenatal Clinic Manager, City Hospital, Birmingham
Consultation on the antenatal care quality standard took place from 23 March to 24 April 2012. All eligible comments received will be reviewed by the Topic Expert Group and the standard will be updated accordingly.
The following supporting documents were used in formulating the draft quality standard. These are working documents which are provided as background information only and are not for consultation.
- Antenatal care draft quality standard
- Antenatal care briefing paper
- UK National Screening Committee (2011) Screening for Down's syndrome: UK NSC Policy recommendations 2011-2014 Model of best practice.
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2011; NHS Evidence accredited) Reduced fetal movements. Green-top guideline 57
- Pregnancy and complex social factors: a model for service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors . NICE clinical guideline 110 (2010; NHS Evidence accredited).
- Hypertension in pregnancy: the management of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy . NICE clinical guideline 107 (2010; NHS Evidence accredited).
- Weight management before, during and after pregnancy. NICE public health guidance 27 (2010; NHS Evidence accredited).
- Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2009; NHS Evidence accredited) Reducing the risk of thrombosis and embolism during pregnancy and the puerperium. Green-top guideline 37a.
- Maternal and child nutrition. NICE public health guidance 11 (2008).
- Induction of labour. NICE clinical guideline 70 (2008; NHS Evidence accredited).
- Diabetes in pregnancy: management of diabetes and its complications from pre-conception to the postnatal period. NICE clinical guideline 63 (2008; NHS Evidence accredited).
- Antenatal care: routine care for the healthy pregnant woman. NICE clinical guideline 62 (2008; NHS Evidence accredited).
- Postnatal care: routine postnatal care of women and their babies. NICE clinical guideline 37 (2006).
- Minutes of Antenatal Care Topic Expert Group meeting 1: scoping workshop
- Minutes of Antenatal Care Topic Expert Group meeting 2
- Minutes of Antenatal care Topic Expert Group meeting 3
- EQIA TEG 1 scoping
- EQIA TEG 2
- EQIA TEG 3
- Consultation comments response table
Endorsing NICE Quality Standards
If you would like your organisation to endorse the antenatal care quality standard please email QualityStandards@nice.org.uk to express an interest. NICE is proud to jointly badge quality standards to help to achieve maximum dissemination among relevant audiences.
Those who endorse quality standards must be:
- National patient, carer, voluntary, charity and non-governmental organisations that are run by, or directly reflect the perspectives of patients, service users, carers or client groups, and represent the interests of people whose care is covered by the quality standard in England.
- National organisations that represent the healthcare professionals who provide the services described in the quality standard in England.
- Statutory organisations (an organisation set up by government for a specific purpose) including Ofsted, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, Health Protection Agency, National Screening Committee, Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, National Patient Safety Agency and Local Government Improvement and Development.
If you wish to register as a stakeholder for this topic please complete a stakeholder registration form.
If you have any queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This page was last updated: 21 September 2012