The National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health specialises in producing national clinical guidelines for healthcare professionals who care for women, children and their families in the NHS. These guidelines aim to improve the quality of patient care through training and educating NHS staff and influencing the dvelopment of quality standards and future research.
The National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health is one of four National Collaborating Centres funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to develop clinical guidelines. It is supported by a partnership, led by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, which includes the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the Royal College of Midwives, the Royal College of Nursing and a range of stakeholder and consumer partners including general practitioners.
See Guidelines for published guidelines and those under development.