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Antenatal Care

Status:

Published

Anticipated publication date:

September 2012

NICE Project Team

Associate Director:

Lorraine Taylor

Consultant Clinical Adviser:

Tim Stokes

Programme Manager:

Andy McAllister

Lead Technical Analyst:

Charlotte Bee/Elizabeth Fleming

Project Manager:

Rachel Neary

Co-ordinator:

Jenny Harrisson

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
Lay member

Ms Kerry Forward
Senior Commissioning Manager

Dr Rhona Hughes
Consultant Obstetrician and Clincal Director Obstetrics and Neonatology, NHS Lothian

Mrs Jayne Hume
Lay member

Dr Andrew Loughney (Chair)
Consultant Obstetrician, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

Dr Helen Schofield
Consultant Obstetrician, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Judy Shakespeare
General Practitioner

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

Project History

Date

Update

17 October 2011

Topic Expert Group met for the first time to consider the scope of the topic as well as relevant evidence sources for development of the standard

18 November 2011

Scope of the quality standard is published

23 January 2012

Topic Expert Group met again to draft quality statements and measures

23 March 2012

Consultation on the draft quality standard has begun

24 April 2012

Consultation on the draft quality standard has closed

16 May 2012

Topic Expert Group to meet again to discuss the results of consultation and agree the final quality standard

Consultation

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.

Background documents

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.

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.

Stakeholder Registration

If you wish to register as a stakeholder for this topic please complete a stakeholder registration form.

Email enquiries

If you have any queries please email qualitystandards@nice.org.uk.

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