Quality standard

List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 Women who are being offered induction of labour are given personalised information about the benefits and risks for them and their babies, and the alternatives to induction.

Statement 2 Women only have their labour induced as outpatients if safety and support procedures, including audit, are in place.

Statement 3 Women who have their labour induced have access to pain relief that is appropriate to their level of pain and to the type of pain relief they request.

Statement 4 Nulliparous pregnant women are offered a vaginal examination for membrane sweeping at their 40- and 41‑week antenatal appointments, and parous pregnant women are offered this at their 41‑week appointment.