A mum’s personal story that demonstrates how MCQIC is improving outcomes for mothers and babies.
- Usefull Links
National records for Scotland (NRS) Link to stillbirth and neonatal mortality data for Scotland. Published on a quarterly basis.
The Best Start: A Five-Year Forward Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Care in Scotland: A five-year forward plan for the improvement of maternity and neonatal services in Scotland. Published January 2017.
National Maternity and Perinatal Audit The NMPA is a large scale audit across England, Scotland and Wales. The suite of measures reported relates to core measures of SPSP Maternity and Neonates.
- Data and Measurement
Maternity Measurement plan (PDF) Published January 2019
- Board Sharing
Safety Handbook for Maternity Services. Healthcare Improvement Scotland (2016)
CTG start and end sticker. PROMPT 2016
- Webex Recordings
The following are recordings, PDFs of the PowerPoint presentations and relevant resources from the MCQIC Maternity Care WebEx series.
28 March 2019 - SPSP Maternity Care WebEx featuring guests from Clevermed - Jackie Russell and Maggie Reid. A question and answer session regarding the maternity measures on BadgerNet.
26 February 2019 - Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and Stillbirth by Angela Cunningham, Midwifery Clinical Lead and Clare Willocks, Obstetric Clinical Lead at Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
- View the recording of the WebEx
- View the presentation
- 'Think PPH, Think 5 T's' poster from NHS Lanarkshire
- WHO's updated recommendation on intravenous tranexamic acid for the treatment of PPH
- Cochrane: Tranexamic acid for preventing bleeding after delivery
- Teach-back - a technique for clear communication
10 December 2019 - Maternity and neonatal preterm perinatal well being package. Project surgery discussing key elements of the package.
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