Clinical Guidelines

National Clinical Programme Guidelines

  1. National Clinical Guideline for Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring (2021)
  2. Ultrasound diagnosis of early pregnancy loss
  3. Obesity and pregnancy
  4. Diagnosis and management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
  5. Investigation and Management of late fetal intrauterine death and stillbirth
  6. Delivery after previous Caesarean section
  7. Intrapartum Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring information leaflet for women and their family
  8. Management of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury
  9. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome Diagnosis and Management
  10. Management of Early Pregnancy Miscarriage
  11. Anti D immunoglobin for the prevention of RHD Haemolytic disease of the newborn
  12. Management of Multiple Pregnancy
  13. Antenatal Routine Enquiry regarding Violence in the Home
  14. Management of Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  15. Prevention and Management of Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage
  16. Venous Thromboprophylaxis in Pregnancy
  17. The Management of Hypertension in Pregnancy
  18. Methadone Prescribing and Administration in Pregnancy
  19. Tocolytic Treatment in Pregnancy
  20. Antenatal Magnesium Sulphate for Fetal Neuroprotection
  21. Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes (PPROM)
  22. Investigation of Postmenopausal Bleeding
  23. Nutrition during Pregnancy
  24. Fetal Growth Restriction - Recognition, Diagnosis and Management
  25. Management of Second Trimester Miscarriage
  26. Guidelines for the Critically Ill Woman in Obstetrics
  27. Parvovirus B19 Exposure Infection during Pregnancy
  28. Resuscitation for the Pregnant Women
  29. Diagnosis and Management of Ectopic Pregnancy
  30. Bacterial Infections Specific to Pregnancy
  31. Cord Prolapse
  32. Oxytocin to Accelerate or Induce Labour
  33. Management of Urinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  34. Listeriosis in Pregnancy
  35. Investigation and Management of Menorrhagia
  36. Chicken Pox in Pregnancy
  37. Hyperemesis and Nausea/Vomiting in Pregnancy
  38. The Management of a Breech Presentation
  39. Ovarian Cysts in Postmenopausal Women
  40. Management of urinary retention in pregnancy, post-partum;and after gynaecological surgery
  41. Bereavement Care Following Maternal Death Within a Hospital Setting

Access lectures from the Irish Multidisciplinary Obstetrics Training (IMOET)

NCEC Guideline 4 Irish Maternity Early Warning System (IMEWS) Version 2

Irish Maternity Early Warning System (IMEWS) Supporting Documents

  1. IMEWS V2 Completion Audit
  2. IMEWS V2 Completion Audit (Excel Version)
  3. Instruction for Excel Audit Tool
  4. IMEWS V2 Escalation Response Audit
  5. IMEWS V2 Escalation Response Audit (Excel Version)
  6. IMEWS Physiological Changes in Pregnancy
  7. IMEWS V2 Chart A Generic
  8. IMEWS V2 Chart B Generic
  9. IMEWS V2 Frequently Asked Questions
  10. IMEWS Patient Information Leaflet

Other Clinical Guidelines

  1. Practice Guideline for the Management of Women with Epilepsy 
  2. Bereavement Care following Maternal Death within a Hospital Setting
  3. Guidelines for Health Professionals working in Maternity Settings on the Care of Women with Concealed Pregnancy
  4. National Infant Feeding Policy for Maternity and Neonatal Services
  5. Guidelines on Referral and Forensic Clinical Examination in Ireland
  6. NCEC: Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  7. NCEC: Clinical Deterioration
  8. Preventing Perinatal Transmission