Update information

Update information

April 2019: Recommendation 1.4.6.17 has been updated by recommendation 1.3.21 in the NICE guideline on surgical site infections.

June 2018: The advice on which analgesia to use for post-operative pain was updated.

August 2012: Recommendations 1.3.1.1 and 1.3.1.2 have been removed from this guideline. The topic 'place of birth' is now covered in the NICE guideline on intrapartum care.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)