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Health Board Guidelines

 

WISDOM aims to provide healthcare staff and students in Wales with easy access to guidelines available in each Health Board area.

 

Please find below links to the 6 Health Board areas, each area contains a list of current guideline documents available to view on-line.

Users are discouraged from printing the guideline documents. This is to avoid the risk of using out of date printed versions of the document. Users should always refer to the up to date versions available below.

 

Archive of Expired Guidelines

The WISDOM Team keep a database of archived documents.  If you need to access a guideline that has been archived please  e-mail  the WISDOM Team with the name of the guideline and the organisation at the time of its creation and we can carry out a search and provide you with an electronic copy if we have it stored.   You may also contact the WISDOM Team by telephone: 01792 205 666 ext. 5281

 

 

If you require any further help or guidance please contact via the on-line Feedback form

 

This is a list of Guidelines divided into Maternity and Gynaecology guidelines. Each one of these Guidelines are also represented in the A-Z list and can be accessed through either link.

 

 

 

This is a list of guidelines within the Women's Health Division as provided by the Aneurin Bevan Health Board and has been placed here for easy access. Each one of these guidelines are also represented in the A-Z index and can be accessed through both links. 

Aneurin Bevan EIDO Patient Leaflets (intranet access only)

 

DOCUMENT

ACTIVATION DATE

A-D  
Antenatal, Intrapartum and Post Partum Care of Women with BMI over 35 2018
Asthma in Pregnancy, Labour and Postnatal Period 2018
Beta Thalassemia and Pregnancy 2017
Bladder Care, Maternity 2020
Blood Investigations, Common Clinical Scenarios on Antenatal Wards 2018
Breast Cancer 2019
Breastfeeding Policy for Home and Community 2020
Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy, Management of 2020
Cause for Concern and Child protection 2014
Cervical Cerclage 2019
Consenting Guidance for Junior Staff 2016
Diabetes in Pregnancy: Care Pathway for Management of 2019
Disclosure of Diagnosis and Early Counselling, Birth of Baby with Congenital Malformation 2018
Disposal of Non Viable Fetal Tissue 2016
   
E-H  
Electronic Fetal Monitoring 2020
Emergency Evacuation from Birth Pool 2017
Epilepsy in Pregnancy Management 2019
Escalation Policy, Maternity Services 2018
Examination of the Newborn 2018
External Cephalic Version 2019
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 2021
Fetal Arrhythmias in Pregnancy & Labour 2014
Fetal Medicine Referral Pathway 2019
Haemorrhage, Antepartum 2016
Haemorrhage, Massive 2013
Haemorrhage, Post Partum 2020
Handover During the Intrapartum Period 2015
Homebirth 2019
Care of Women with Hyperemesis Gravidarum 2020
Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy 2020
I-L  
Infant Abduction 2018
Investigation of Women with Reduced Fetal Movements Protocol 2018
Jump Call Procedure for Intrapartum Care 2019
Labour Ward Guidelines 2019
   
M-Q  
Major Haemorrhage  2013
Management of Genital Herpes 2015
Management of Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy 2019
Management of Pregnancy with Large for Dates Fetus Guideline 2019
Management of Pregnancy with Obstetric Cholestasis 2019
Management of Pregnancy with Placenta Praevia Guidelines 2018
Management of Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy 2018
Management of Spontaneous Preterm Pre-Labour Rupture of 2019
Management of the Small for Gestational Age Fetus SGA 2018
Management of Women with Hypertension 2018
Management of Women with Previous Caesarean Section 2019
Maternity Admissions Triage Guidelines 2015
Maternity Day Assessment Unit Guidelines 2020
Maternity Services Obstetric Critical Care Guidance 2016
Meconium Stained Liquor 2019
Midwives Giving Care in Community Settings 2014
Neonatal Hypoglycaemia Guidelines 2018
Newborn Blood Spot Screening Policy and Guidelines 2020
Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury, Management of (OASI) 2020
Obstetric Communication After Traumatic Birth 2018
Perineal Assessment and Repair Following Childbirth: Guideline for Midwives 2014
Perinatal Mental Health Guideline 2014
Physiological Observations in Maternity Services Guidance 2017
Polyhydramnios Pathway for Clinical Practice 2018
Postnatal Care of Mother and Infant 2018
Promotion and Maintenance of Continence in Pregnancy, Childbirth and Puerperium 2014
   
R-Z  
Recurrent Miscarriage Guideline 2014
Referral to Anaesthetic High Risk Clinic 2020
Remifentanil patient Controlled anaesthesia for labour 2015
Reporting and Investigating a Maternal Death 2019
Routine Antenatal Screening for HIV and Subsequent Care of Mother and Baby 2016
Routine Enquiry into Domestic Abuse in the Antenatal Period 2015
Safeguarding, Guidance for Documentation 2018
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death within the Maternity Unit Policy 2015
Surrogacy Care 2020
Third and Fourth Degree Tears, Management of 2015
Thrombosis in Pregnancy and the Post Partum Period 2018
Transfer of Women and Babies within the Maternity Services 2020
Twin Pregnancies 2020
Use of Anti D Immunoglobulin in the Management of Rh(D) Negative Pregnant Women Policy 2016
Use of Antenatal Magnesium Sulphate Prior to Preterm Birth for Neuroprotection of the Fetus, Infant and Child 2017
Varicella (Chickenpox) in Pregnancy  2019
Women Who Default Antenatal Clinic Appointments 2018
     
      

 

To access these guidelines please see the BCUHB Health Board Guideline Page
 
 
Please note that this is an intranet site and so only available on NHS networked machines.

 

This is a list of Guidelines divided into Maternity and Gynaecology guidelines. Each one of these Guidelines are also represented in the A-Z list and can be accessed through either link. 

The section is still under construction and new guidelines are being added continually.

 

Cardiff & Vale Gynaecology Guidelines 

Cardiff & Vale Maternity Guidelines

Cardiff & Vale Organisation & Safeguarding Guidelines

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This is a list of guidelines within the Women's Health Division as provided by Hywel Dda University Health Board and has been placed here for easy access. Each one of these guidelines will also be represented in the A-Z index which is currently being updated

Hywel Dda EIDO Patient Leaflets (intranet access only)
 
DOCUMENT ACTIVATION DATE
A-H  
Abnormal results - antenatal February 2022
Accidentally Dropped Babies, Assessment and Management August 2021
Accidentally Dropped Babies, Flowchart August 2021
Antenatal Day Assessment Unit April 2021
Bedsharing policy February 2022

Bladder Care, Postpartum & Intrapartum

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

January 2022
Breech Presentation October 2019
Classification of Caesarean Section April 2022
Conditions Necessitating a Paediatrician at Delivery January 2022
Cord Prolapse April 2021

 Diabetes

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

Appendix 5

Appendix 7

Appendix 8

 

February 2022
Doula, Women Attending With December 2021
Echogenic Bowel (Isolated) April 2021

Epilepsy in Pregnancy

Appendix 1

 

October 2022
Episiotomy and Perineal Trauma Assessment and Repair August 2019
External Cephalic Version, Management of February 2022
Failure to Attend Antenatal Care August 2020
Fetal Ectopic Beats April 2021
Fetal Fibronectin in clinical practice February 2022
Fetal Monitoring, Antenatal electronic March 2019
Fetal Monitoring, Intermittent Auscultation of Heart Rate During Labour March 2019
Fetal Monitoring, Continuous Intrapartum Electronic April 2019
Green Identification Band for Women who have a Balloon Tamponade (Bakri) or a Vaginal Pack In-Situ May 2021
Group B Strep April 2019
 
April 2019

Haemorrhage, Postpartum Prevention and Management

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

 

April 2019
Hyperemesis in Pregnancy April 2021
Hypertension in Pregnancy October 2021
   
I-P  
 Independent midwives February 2022
 Induction of Labour, Post Dates, Low Risk September 2018

Infant Feeding, Antenatal hand Expressing of Colostrum

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

 

May 2022

Infant Feeding, Breastfeeding

Appendix 1

Appendix 2 

 

May 2022
 Jump call procedures in the delivery suite September 2017
Labour, Latent Phase December 2021
 Large for Gestational Age February 2022
Management of Early Pregnancy February 2022
Management of Late Intrauterine Fetal Death (IUD) September 2020
Maternal Collapse July 2019
Maternity Triage April 2021
Modified early obstetric warning system MEOWS February 2022
Midwifery Diary Policy October 2020
Multiple pregnancy August 2020
Neonatal Hypoglycaemia April 2021
Neonatal Neuro-Protection, Magnesium Sulphate Use February 2022
Obesity in Pregnancy February 2022

 Obstetric Cholestasis  

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

 

August 2020
Operative Vaginal Delivery August 2020
Oxytocin for Induction/Augmentation of Labour August 2022
Placenta Examination and Histological Investigation of Placenta Following Birth May 2021
Placenta praevia and Placenta accreta August 2020
Placenta Retained, Management of June 2019
Pre-elective LSCS Guideline February 2022

Preterm Pre labour PPROM

Appendix 1

 

October 2024
   
R-Z  

Responsibility for care

Appendix 1

 

October 2022
Rhesus disease in pregnancy October 2021
Sepsis Guideline April 2019
Sharing Information in Pregnancy Procedure July 2019
Shoulder Dystocia July 2019
 Small for Gestational Age February 2022
Surrogacy Pregnancy, Management January 2020

Tears 3rd / 4th Degree 

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

 

June 2019
Threatened Preterm Labour Including Fetal Fibronectin and Tocolytic Clinical Practice February 2022

 Thromboprophylaxis, Antenatal and Post Partum Period

 

 Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

 

 

June 2022
 Uterine Rupture December 2021

Water birth policy

 Appendix 1

 Appendix 2

 Appendix 3

 

February 2022
Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section June 2019