The data in table 1 shows the number of babies who have been cared for within each intensive and special care unit in 2003 and 2004.
Table 1. Babies Cared for Within Intensive and Special Care Units1,2
|Ayrshire and Arran||Ayrshire Central Hospital||342||379|
|Borders||Borders General Hospital||102||98|
|Argyll and Clyde||Inverclyde Royal Hospital||143||-|
|Royal Alexandra Hospital||353||543|
|Fife||Forth Park Hospital||321||338|
|Greater Glasgow||Queen Mother’s Hospital||135||83|
|Southern General Hospital||248||281|
|The Princess Royal Maternity Unit||539||550|
|Lanarkshire||Wishaw General Hospital||869||875|
|Grampian||Aberdeen Maternity Hospital||792||832|
|Lothian||Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion||603||659|
|St John’s Hospital At Howden||246||264|
|Forth Valley||Stirling Royal Infirmary||336||176|
|Dumfries and Galloway||Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary||182||165|
Source: SMR11 and SBR for 2003 and SBR episode table for 2004.
1. Includes special care baby units, high dependancy units and intensive care units.
There is known to be variation in admission criteria and recording practice.
2. It is not possible to distinguish between intensive and special care units.
3. There may be some inaccuracy in the results as two data were used.
The information for 2005 is not yet available.