Friday, 11 August 2017

National maternity and perinatal audit: organisational report 2017

This report finds large increase in midwife-led units co-located with obstetric units, increasing birthplace choice for pregnant women but also describes variation in availability of staff, facilities and services.  The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) is the largest evaluation of NHS maternity and neonatal services undertaken in Britain. It aims to help maternity and neonatal services to identify good practice and areas for improvement in the care of women and babies.