Current Guidelines

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidelines

The following guidelines and quality standards issued by NICE relate to ante-natal, intrapartum and postnatal care.

CG154 – Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage (Issued: December 2012)

QS22 – Quality standard for antenatal care (Issued: September 2012)

CG149 – Antibiotics for the prevention and treatment of early-onset neonatal infection (Issued: August 2012)

QS75 – Antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection (Issued: December 2014)

CG62 – Antenatal care: quick reference guide (Issued: March 2008, updated March 2016)

CG156 – Routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative  (Issued August 2008)

CG190 – Intrapartum Care for healthy women and babies (Updated February 2017)

CG62 – Antenatal care: Routine care for the healthy pregnant woman (Issued: March 2008, updated March 2016)

QS109 – Diabetes in Pregnancy (Issued: January 2016)

NG4 – Safe Midwifery Staffing for Maternity Settings (Issued: February 2015)

QS98 – Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (Issued: July 2015)

QS105 Intrapartum Care (Issued: December 2015)

NG25 – Preterm Labour and Birth (Issued: November 2015)

QS115 – Antenatal and Postnatal Mental Health (Issued: February 2016)

DG23 – PIGF-based testing to help diagnose suspected pre-eclampsia (Issued: May 2016)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) Guidelines

Information for you leaflets:

Scientific Impact Paper:

RCOG Green-top guidelines:

More guidelines can be accessed via the RCOG website

NHS England

World Health Organization

The Lullaby Trust

Human Tissue Authority