Case Number 3491
Request Date 15/02/2014
Completion Date 02/04/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many births took place at the Trust [ie with the assistance of its staff – be that in a unit or in the community] in the calendar year (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 ?
     
  2. How many times did the Trust have to temporarily close its maternity unit(s) to new admissions in the calendar year (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 ?
     
  3. As a result of temporary closures, on how many occasions did a woman need to be transferred to another maternity unit in the calendar year (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 ?
     
  4. How many midwives were in post at the Trust (FTE) as of (a) 1st Jan 2012 (b) 1st Jan 2013 (c) 1st Jan 2014 ?
     
  5. What was the midwife vacancy rate (FTE) as of 1st Jan 2014?

 

Details of the Response

1. How many births took place at the Trust [i.e. with the assistance of its staff – be that in a unit or in the community] in the calendar year (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 ?

Year Registerable Women Delivered Registerable Babies Delivered
2011 4120 4203
2012 4162 4252
2013 3964 4053

 

2. How many times did the Trust have to temporarily close its maternity unit(s) to new admissions in the calendar year (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 ?

  • 2011 – 11 times
  • 2012 – 6 times
  • 2013 – 0

 

3. As a result of temporary closures, on how many occasions did a woman need to be transferred to another maternity unit in the calendar year (a) 2011 (b) 2012 (c) 2013 ?

  • 2011 = 6
  • 2012 = 6
  • 2013 = 0

 

4. How many midwives were in post at the Trust (FTE) as of (a) 1st Jan 2012 (b) 1st Jan 2013 (c) 1st Jan 2014 ?

  • 1 Jan 2012 = 106.53fte
  • 1 Jan 2013 = 116.61fte
  • 1 Jan 2014 = 116.79fte

 

5. What was the midwife vacancy rate (FTE) as of 1st Jan 2014?

  • 1 Jan 2014 = 16.29fte