Reference 2018-81

REF:           2018-81

Subject:       Stillbirth

    

 

Request:

Q1) Please provide the name of your Trust(s) and the names of the Hospitals you run

 

Q2) Under the care of your Trust, how many women had a stillbirth from and including 37 weeks in the following years?

a)2014

b)2015

c)2016

d)2017

 

Q3) Of those that had a stillbirth in Q2, how many of those women were 40 weeks or more, in the following years?

a)2014

b)2015

c)2016

d)2017

 

Q4) Of those women who had had a stillbirth in Q2- How many were sent home from the Trust because they were considered to be in early stages of labour, in the following years?

a)2014

b)2015

c)2016

d)2017

 

Q5) Following each stillbirths noted in Q2, in the following years how many internal investigations into why the baby died were carried out?

a)2014

b)2015

c)2016

d)2017

 

Q6) Following on from Q5, in 2017 only, please list how many times each of these was a contributing factor, concluded from the investigation

  1. a) poor staffing levels
  2. b) lack of available beds
  3. c) lack of experienced Dr or obstetrician
  4. d) failure to notice vital signs of distress
  5. e) other – (please specify)

 

Q7) Do you have a bereavement suite in your Trust? If yes, how many?

Q8) Do you have Specialist Bereavement Midwife in your Trust? If yes, how many?

Q9) Does your Trust provide midwives with compulsory bereavement training?

 

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-81 – FOI request – Stillbirth [109 kb] PDF

 

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