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Digital Maternity Record Standard

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Description An information standard for maternity services, to ensure that maternity record information is consistently captured and as a result can be shared more easily across health care systems.
Reference code DCB3066
Has the standard been published? Yes
Nationally Mandated Yes
Status of standard Active
Publication due
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Standard type Record standards
Documentation Help Text
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Contact details
  • Referrals
  • Demographics
  • Patient communication
  • Tests and diagnostics
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • GP / Primary care
  • Social care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards This standard relates to: * [Core Information Standard (CIS)]( * [DCB0160: Clinical Risk Management]( - its application in the deployment and use of health IT systems
Dependencies This standard needs to be reviewed and implemented alongside [SNOMED]( where appropriate. Where this is not appropriate, national coding from the [NHS Data Model and Dictionary]( has been used. The recording supplier system must be compliant with the SNOMED CT codes set out within the Maternity Record Standard Data Model Specification. Providers should become compliant with the [DCB3009 Healthy Child Programme]( when recording information which ultimately needs to be held within a baby’s record.
Assurance This standard has been approved by the [Data Alliance Partnership Board (DAPB)]( and published as an information standard notice (ISN).
Endorsements This standard has been endorsed by the following organisations: * Royal College of Midwives * Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists * Royal College of General Practitioners * The Royal College of Physicians * Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health * Royal College of Nursing * Royal College of Occupational Therapists * Royal Pharmaceutical Society * Institute of Health Visiting * TechUK