National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA)

Supplier info

Name: George Dunn
Org: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
Phone: 0207 045 6798
Website: RCOG

HQIP contact

Vivien Dunne

Programme overview

Using timely, high quality data, the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) aims to improve the treatment of mothers and babies during their stay in a maternity unit by evaluating a range of care processes and outcomes in order to identify good practice and areas for improvement in the care of women and babies looked after by NHS maternity services.

Additional information on all HQIP-commissioned projects is available on the NHS Trusts page, which includes the recommendations repository, infographics compendium, 9 month publication schedule, impact report, and National Clinical Audit and Enquiries Directory. For further information about this project, please contact the project team directly using the contact details listed in the ‘Supplier Info’ section above.

Outputs due 2021-22

  • National Maternity and Perinatal Audit Annual Report 2017-2018 (National ref 315)  – publicly available
    Date of publication: 07.10.2021
  • National Maternity and Perinatal Audit Inequalities Sprint Audit Report (National ref 308) – publicly available
    Date of publication: 11.11.2021
  • National Maternity and Perinatal Audit Annual Report 2018-2019 – publicly available

The schedule for NCAPOP reports is subject to alterations as the health system prioritises activity relating to the Covid-19 pandemic. Reports will be published as soon as possible. Please note that all publication schedules are indicative and subject to change. For the 9 month publication schedule please visit our NCAPOP 9 month publication schedule webpage

Accessing data

Data collected on behalf of HQIP by all NCAPOP projects is routinely reported and these reports are available in the ‘Latest resources’ section. The reported data is also placed on the website.

For details of how to apply for data that is not in the public domain, please see HQIP’s data access webpages.

Details of the contracts that HQIP awards are available at:

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