Publication - Advice and guidance

Reducing Antenatal Health Inequalities: Outcome Focused Evidence into Action Guidance

Published: 18 Jan 2011
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9780755998852

This guidance details the specific actions needed to strengthen antenatal healthcare at NHS Board and national level.

22 page PDF

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22 page PDF

365.5 kB

Contents
Reducing Antenatal Health Inequalities: Outcome Focused Evidence into Action Guidance
THE NEXT SECTION PROVIDES INFORMATION AND LINKS TO THE SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE USED TO DEVELOP THIS ACTION GUIDANCE.

22 page PDF

365.5 kB

THE NEXT SECTION PROVIDES INFORMATION AND LINKS TO THE SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE USED TO DEVELOP THIS ACTION GUIDANCE.

THE EVIDENCE BASE

The Antenatal Health Inequalities Working Group commissioned Health Scotland to carry out a rapid analysis of the evidence. The full Health Scotland report- ' Antenatal health inequalities: A rapid review of the evidence' can be accessed at www.healthscotland.com.

Health Scotland's review included the recently published NICE guidelines relating to socially complex pregnancies and the National Perinatal epidemiology report regarding infant mortality.

In addition the actions and key messages in this guidance are based on an extrapolation of evidence from the following sources: