February 2023: This quality standard was updated and statements prioritised in 2012 were replaced. The topic was identified for update following the annual review of quality standards. The review identified:
changes in the priority areas for improvement
updated guidance on antenatal care.
Statements are marked as:
[new 2023] if the statement covers a new area for quality improvement
[2012, updated 2023] if the statement covers an area for quality improvement included in the 2012 quality standard and has been updated.
The previous version of the quality standard for antenatal care is available as a pdf.