Reference 2018-393

REF:           2018-393

Subject:       Maternity Closures 2017

 

Request:

  1. How many occasions has your maternity unit been closed to new admissions in 2017. Please supply figures for the calendar year rather than financial year.
  2. For each such closure, please state the duration of and the reason for the closure.

 

Response:

1. How many occasions has your maternity unit been closed to new admissions in 2017. Please supply figures for the calendar year rather than financial year. The unit has been closed 3 times to new admissions in 2017
2. For each such closure, please state the duration of and the reason for the closure.

 

• Closed 5/7/17 for 6 hours and 55 mins due to activity and acuity.

• Closed 03/09/17 for 6 hours due to staffing and capacity.

• Closed 16/11/17 for 9 hours and 5 mins due to activity and acuity.