FOI 2094 Midwife Led Births

 

1. Does the trust run a midwife-led unit for births – either stand-alone or alongside. If so please specify which.  The Trust has an alongside midwifery led unit.

If not please discount the rest of the questions as they are not relevant

2. How many women started their deliveries at the midwife-led unit in 2015/16? 672.

3. How many women started their deliveries at the trust’s consultant-led maternity unit(s)? 1,786.

4. For women who started their deliveries at midwife-led unit, please state how many stillbirths occurred in 2015/16?  Zero intrapartum stillbirths.

5. For women who initiated their deliveries at the consultant-led unit(s), how many stillbirths occurred in 2015/16? Zero intrapartum stillbirths.

6. Of the deliveries which began in midwife-led units, please state how many serious untoward incidents occurred in 2015/16? 1

If possible, please provide a list of the types of SUIs which occurred in question 6.

The Trust is withholding the information sought in relation to each serious untoward incident because this would be considered to be personal information under Section 40 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act.

7. Of the deliveries which were initiated in consultant led units, please state how many serious untoward incidents occurred in 2015/16? 5

If possible, please provide a list of the types of SUIs which occurred in question 8.
The Trust is withholding the information sought in relation to each serious untoward incident because this would be considered to be personal information under Section 40 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act.

8. For births initiated in midwife-led units, please state how many
a) Resulted in haemorrhage
– 6.
b) 4th degree tear
– 1.
c)  Trauma to baby that required extended stay (of a week or more) in hospital
Zero.

9. For births initiated in consultant-led unit(s), please state how many
a) Resulted in haemorrhage 40
b) 4th degree tear
– 1
c) Trauma to baby that required extended stay (of a week or more) in hospital
Zero.

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