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The work-plan for 2015-16

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TARGET COMPLETION DATE

OBJECTIVES

MEASURED BY

ACTIONS

Implement Ministry of Health “Guidance for healthy weight gain in pregnancy”

Women are informed about appropriate weight gain during pregnancy

Survey women about their knowledge of appropriate weight gain during pregnancy

Ongoing

Establish baseline recording of weight and height currently

Ongoing

Provide education to midwives about the importance of measured height and weight (not relying on self-reported)

August/September 2015

Provide education for midwives about skills and information to engage women in a conversation about appropriate weight gain during pregnancy

March 2016

Investigate adding a tick box into the MCIS “Had conversation re weight gain during pregnancy” Yes or No to act as a prompt and allow audit

July 2015

Aim to start the HBA1c testing for all women at booking starting July 2015 (deferred from Feb 2015)

Commence July 2015

Education around the implementation of the screening by HBA1c to all LMCs and GPs.

In progress July 2015

Implementation of National Guidelines for Diabetes in Pregnancy released December 2014 approved to be implemented in CMH.

July 2015

HBA1c testing will be included in the Antenatal booking bloods when woman first presents for antenatal care. CMH laboratory forms updated

July 2015

Midwives receiving education about the importance of measured height & weight

Early diagnosis of undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in pregnancy, and seen in clinic within two weeks

All women with a HBA1c of > 50 are identified with booking bloods

2014 2015 maternity quality and safety programme  

This Annual Report (2014-2015) covers the continued progress and initiatives undertaken over the last 12 months as part of the Maternity Qua...

2014 2015 maternity quality and safety programme  

This Annual Report (2014-2015) covers the continued progress and initiatives undertaken over the last 12 months as part of the Maternity Qua...