Reference 2018-760

REF:            2018-760

Subject:        Childbirth related perineal trauma

    

 

Request:

Please provide the name and city of the unit that you work in

NHS Trust name :

City :

 

Please underline the answers most relevant to the unit you work in

1. How many births are there per annum at the unit where you work?

Less than 1000

1001-2000

2001-3000

3001-4000

4001-5000

5001-6000

6001-7000

7001-8000

8001-9000

9001-10000

10000+

 

2. Does your Trust have a Clinical Lead for Childbirth Related Perineal Trauma?

Yes

No

Don’t know

 

If Yes

Name of clinical lead or service lead:

Job Title :

 

3. What care pathway does your Trust use for the repair of 1st and 2nd degree (not 3rd/4th degree OASI trauma) Childbirth Related Perineal Trauma (CRPT)?

Local Trust guideline

No specific Trust guideline, but follow the RCOG green-top guidance

None

Don’t know

 

4. Does your Trust provide separate packs for delivery instruments and perineal repair instruments or is it all in one combined sterile pack?

Separate

Combined

 

5. Does your Trust guideline advise changing gloves prior to repairing 1st and 2nd degree CRPT?

Yes

No

Don’t know

 

6. Does your Trust guideline advise wearing a sterile gown when repairing 1st and 2nd degree CRPT?

Yes

No

Don’t know

 

7. Does your Trust advise cleansing the perineum prior to repairing 1st and 2nd degree CRPT?

Yes

No

Don’t know

 

8. Which cleansing solution does your Trust advise using prior to repairing 1st and 2nd degree CRPT?

N/A – Guideline does not advise cleansing prior to repair

Sterile water

Tap water

Chlorhexidine solution

Iodine

No specific solution advised

Other

 

9. Please provide the specific reference in your Trust guidelines to support the cleansing solution advised.

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-760 – FOI Request – Childbirth related perineal trauma [144 kb] PDF