This quality standard covers the care of women who are considering having or may need to have a caesarean section, including those who have had a caesarean section in the past. It includes decision-making, reducing the risk of complications and care after a caesarean section. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Keeping quality standards up to date
We checked this quality standard in 2017 and it is still up to date.
Next review: August 2018.