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Women and Newborn Health Service

Health Professionals


King Edward Memorial Hospital

Community Midwifery Program

Clinical guidelines under review remain the current endorsed clinical guideline until the review is complete.

Antenatal Care

Date Reviewed
Absence of a Fetal Heart in the Antenatal Period December 2015
Antenatal Care Flowchart July 2016
Antenatal Care Initial Appointment May 2016
Antenatal care Subsequent Appointments January 2016
Anaemia Screening and Management May 2015
Antepartum Haemorrhage October 2016
Domestic Violence: Screening for May 2015
EPDS and Perinatal Mental Health January 2014
GBS Screening February 2016
GDM Screening December 2012
Haemoglobinopathies: Screening for May 2015
Hyperemesis Gravidarum September 2016
Nicotine Dependence Assessment May 2015
Non Specific Abdominal Pain January 2014
Symphysis Fundal Height Measurements October 2016
Threatened Preterm Labour March 2015
VBAC and Risk Model Flowchart July 2016
Vitamin D Deficiency: Screening for during Pregnancy May 2015

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Intrapartum Care

Date Reviewed
Absence of fetal heart during labour December 2015
BBA October 2016
First Stage of Labour January 2016
Labour and Birth in Water at Home September 2017
Leaving Mother and Baby after the Birth July 2016
Medication: Ergometrine Janaury 2016
Medication: Lignocaine 1% January 2016
Medication: Syntocinon January 2016
Medication: Syntometrine January 2016
Partogram: Use of December 2015
Retained Placenta May 2016
Second Stage of Labour February 2016

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Obstetric Emergencies

Date Reviewed
Cord Prolapse April 2013
Neonatal Resuscitation in the Home September 2013
Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) at Home with CMP - Access through Restricted Area Guidelines (Healthpoint only) or contact the Clinical Guidelines Co - ordinator at KEMH December 2017

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Postnatal Care

Date Reviewed
Maternal Infections September 2016
Maternal Observations July 2016
Newborn Observations July 2016
Postnatal Depression January 2016

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Standard Protocols

Definition: A comprehensive set of rigid criteria outlining the management steps for a single clinical condition or aspects of organisation

Date Reviewed
Administration of Vitamin K to Neonates January 2016
Buddy Model of Care  
Care when a Client Makes a Decision that is Incompatible with the CMP Midwifery Standard of Care December 2015
Clinical Handover December 2015
Demand and Diversion December 2015
CMP Inclusion criteria for Risk Model of Care May 2016
Homebirth Inclusion criteria May 2016
Medication: Misoprostol January 2016
CMP Models of Care May 2016
Reusable and Single Use Items Management in the Community January 2016
Roles and Responsibilities of the CMP Midwife In the Supporting Hospital March 2015
Use of Complementary Therapies January 2016

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