Quality standard

Update information

Update information

January 2024: This quality standard was updated, and statements prioritised in 2014 were updated. The topic was identified for update following a review of quality standards. The review identified new guidance on late-onset neonatal infection in NICE's guideline on neonatal infection.

Statements are marked as [2014, updated 2024] if the statement covers an area for quality improvement included in the 2014 quality standard and has been updated.

The previous version of the quality standard for neonatal infection is available as a pdf.

Minor changes since publication

March 2024: Changes have been made to align this quality standard with the updated NICE guideline on neonatal infection. Source guidance references in statement 5 have been updated.