Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Pregnant women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications are involved in developing and reviewing their individualised intrapartum care plan.

Statement 2 Pregnant women with existing medical conditions are cared for by a multidisciplinary team that can access expertise in managing the medical conditions in pregnancy and is led by a named healthcare professional.

Statement 3 Pregnant women with heart disease have their cardiovascular risk regularly assessed during pregnancy and the intrapartum period.

Statement 4 Pregnant women in labour with suspected sepsis have an immediate assessment by a senior clinical decision maker and antibiotics given within 1 hour if indicated.

Statement 5 Pregnant women who present in labour with no antenatal care have an obstetric assessment and medical examination, and assessment of their medical, psychological, and social history.