Admission of full-term babies to neonatal care (NHSOF 5.5)

The number of full-term babies (gestation greater than 36 weeks) admitted within 28 days of birth to a neonatal unit, expressed as a percentage of all full-term births.


This indicator aims to reduce the number of avoidable admissions of full-term babies to neonatal care and overall improve the safety of maternity services.

Current version updated: Feb-16

Next version due: To be confirmed

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Last Updated July 2, 2019, 14:47 (UTC)
Created August 4, 2015, 15:21 (UTC)