Delivering Midwifery Continuity of Carer at full scale: Guidance on planning, implementation and monitoring 2021/22

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This document provides guidance for maternity services and Local Maternity Systems on how to develop a local plan for achieving Midwifery Continuity of Carer as the default model of care offered to all women. This support includes online Midwifery Workforce Tools, which are designed to help midwifery leaders safely plan, simulate and design maternity services. The guidance also sets out recommended practice, how delivery against these plans will be assured nationally, and how provision will be measured at provider and Local Maternity System level.