Reference 2016-252

REF:            2016-252

Subject:        Number of times labour wards were closed

    

 

Request:

I would like to request the following under the freedom of information act relating to maternity service.

For the past three years – from January 2013 up until the date this request was received – please can you tell me?

  1. a) The number of times labour wards were closed (and if possible, the reason or closure);
  2. b) On those occasions, which maternity units were expectant mothers transferred to?

 

Response:

a) The number of times labour wards were closed (and if possible, the reason or closure); 1 October 2013 closed for capacity
b) On those occasions,which maternity units were expectant mothers transferred to? North Manchester, Wigan and St Mary’s (none delivered all returned to Bolton care)

 

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