Reference 2017-227

REF:            2017-227

Subject:        Maternity closures

          

 

Request:

  1. Number of occasions maternity wards and/or services were closed for 1 hour or more.
    2. Number of women who requested a midwife’s attendance at a planned home birth but where a midwife was not provided.

I’d like this information for both the years 2014/5, 2015/6, and if possible 2016/7

 

 

Response:

1. Number of occasions maternity wards and/or services were closed for 1 hour or more. 2016/17 closure 4  reported no data for the other years.

 

There were no cases where a midwife was not provided at a planned home birth.

2. Number of women who requested a midwife’s attendance at a planned home birth but where a midwife was not provided.
I’d like this information for both the years 2014/5, 2015/6, and if possible 2016/7