Reference 2017-111

REF:            2017-111

Subject:        Babies injured during delivery

 

Request:

1)            Please state the number of babies that were injured during delivery when tools to assist in delivery were used, for example a vacuum extractor or forceps.

Please provide information for each of the following calendar years:

2014

2015

2016

2017 to date

 

2)            Of these babies injured, please provide a breakdown of injuries that they suffered. Please provide a summary of each incident, including the cause of the injury.

Please provide information for each of the following calendar years:

2014

2015

2016

2017 to date

 

3)            Please state the number of babies injured during delivery due to hospital error.

Please provide information for each of the following calendar years:

 

  1. i) 2014
  2. ii) 2015

iii)           2016

  1. iv) 2017 to date

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2017-111-foi-request-babies-injured-during-delivery [121 kb] PDF

2017-111-foi-request-babies-injured-during-delivery [13 kb] Ms Excel