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Maternity care

The maternity care clinical indicators project was first developed in 2013 and has published two annual reports describing the patterns of maternity care in England.

This work has now been subsumed within the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit but the published reports and other outputs from this work can be viewed below.

Outputs of the maternity care clinical indicators project:

Annual reports

We published two annual reports outlining the variation in care women receive during childbirth.

Technical documents associated with the 2013/2014 maternity indicators report:

Data quality results
Excel spreadsheet detailing the data quality assessments carried out for 2013/2014.

Indicator definitions and specification
Technical definitions and specifications of all indicators used in the 2013/2014 report.

Peer-reviewed articles

The methods and results of the maternity care clinical indicators project have been presented at a number of national and international conferences, including the RCOG World Congress, and to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the maternity care project or about the wider clinical indicators programme, please email audit@rcog.org.uk