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Bliss responds to the release of The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit 2019

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) has been released. This snapshot of maternity and neonatal services across England, Scotland and Wales shows that while there has been some progress in the availability of services for mothers and babies who … Continue reading

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The NMPA – evaluating care processes and outcomes to identify good practice and areas for improvement

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) is a large-scale audit of NHS maternity services across England, Scotland and Wales. Using high quality data, the NMPA evaluates a range of care processes and outcomes in order to benchmark against national standards … Continue reading

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Using national audit data and recommendations to drive local quality improvement initiatives

Around 750,000 babies are born each year in England, Scotland and Wales and of these nearly 105,000 receive specialist neonatal care. The National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP), which supports professionals, families and commissioners to improve the care provided to these … Continue reading

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National Neonatal Audit programme (NNAP) Annual Report 2016

The NNAP was established in 2006 to support professionals, families and commissioners in improving the provision of care provided by neonatal services which specialise in looking after babies who are born too early, with a low birth weight or who … Continue reading

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Analysis of term admissions to neonatal care: a re-audit

  This article discusses a retrospective analysis of term admissions (≥37 weeks’ gestation) to Sunderland Royal Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). A previous audit identified potentially avoidable admissions by comparison to NHS England data. This study is a repeat … Continue reading

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