Reference 2018-725

REF:           2018-725

Subject:       Labour policies

 

Request:

– In your trust, do you have a guideline/policy/protocol for the use of Oxytocin Or Syntocinon for induction of labour or augmentation of labour or progress in labour? (Maternity Services – Obstetrics)

– Can you provide a copy of the relevant guideline, please?

– In your trust, do you have a guideline/policy/protocol or specific section within the guideline for the use of Oxytocin Or Syntocinon in the Second stage of labour? Is there a specific regimen that is followed? (Maternity Services – Obstetrics)

– If yes, can you provide a copy of the relevant guideline or the relevant section, please?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

Clinical Guideline – Oxytocin use for Induction and Augmentation of Labour (Jan 2016) [348 kb] PDF