Maternity Services

Health written question – answered on 1st April 2008.

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Photo of Andrew Lansley Andrew Lansley Shadow Secretary of State for Health

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many deliveries at each NHS maternity unit there were in the latest year for which figures are available, broken down by maternity unit within each NHS trust.

Photo of Ann Keen Ann Keen Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Health Services), Department of Health

Information is not available on the number of deliveries by maternity unit. The following table has provisional information for 2006-07 on the number of deliveries in national health service hospitals by NHS provider.

Number of deliveries taking place in NHS hospitals by NHS provider—NHS hospitals, England 2006-07
South Staffordshire PCT 351
Berkshire East PCT 192
Gloucestershire PCT 145
Wiltshire PCT 4,729
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly PCT 401
Devon PCT 486
Isle of Wight NHS PCT 1,192
Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust 3,178
Weston Area Health NHS Trust 547
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 1,325
United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust 5,013
South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 2,221
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,746
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3,580
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust 3,227
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust 3,868
The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust 3,843
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust 4,943
Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust 2,841
West Dorset General Hospitals NHS Trust 1,957
Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust 4,617
Wirral Hospital NHS Trust 3,425
St. Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust 3,002
The Cardiothoracic Centre—Liverpool NHS Trust *
The Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust 2,753
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust 1,507
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust 2,984
Ealing Hospital NHS Trust 2,680
Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 4,278
York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3,242
Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care NHS Trust 3,342
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 1,713
Airedale NHS Trust 2,394
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Trust 2,186
Poole Hospital NHS Trust 3,993
Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Trust 5,181
Milton Keynes General Hospital NHS Trust 3,232
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 4,304
Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust 3,489
Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3,946
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 474
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust 1,488
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 3,492
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust 7,994
Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust *
Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust 9,145
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2,571
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 2,685
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2,858
West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust 2,015
Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust 4,047
Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust 3,678
Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust 4,853
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3,740
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2,079
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust 3,383
West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust 2,298
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,476
Queen Mary's Sidcup NHS Trust 2,774
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust 2,939
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust 5,038
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 6,530
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust 5,188
Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 5,336
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust 6,382
The Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust 3,424
St Mary's NHS Trust 4,390
Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust 4,713
St. George's Healthcare NHS Trust 4,851
South Warwickshire General Hospitals NHS Trust 2,516
Mid Staffordshire General Hospitals NHS Trust 2,377
University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust 5,522
Burton Hospitals NHS Trust 3,160
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 4,398
East Cheshire NHS Trust 1,988
Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 3,297
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 4,910
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2,668
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust 4,313
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS 5,160
The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust 3,489
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust 3,579
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust 3,430
Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust 1,795
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust 2,536
Birmingham Women's Health Care NHS Trust 6,761
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust 5,433
University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust 2,065
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust 2,844
Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust 1,377
Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust 4,097
Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust 2,625
Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust 2,999
Swindon and Marlborough NHS Trust 3,724
Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust 2,659
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust 2,985
Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust 4,193
Newham University Hospital NHS Trust 5,825
Barts and The London NHS Trust 4,150
North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 2,990
Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust 3,829
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust 4,130
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust 2,249
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,022
Medway NHS Trust 4,304
Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust 2,506
Royal West Sussex NHS Trust 2,509
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust *
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust 3,476
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 6,004
Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust 4,783
Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust 2,334
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust 3,228
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 5,679
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust 10,486
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust 1,764
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 8,786
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust 2,793
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,567
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,494
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,681
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 3,730
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5,304
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust 8,908
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Trust 3,905
Surrey And Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 4,062
South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust 5,025
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust 3,340
North West London Hospitals NHS Trust 4,791
North Bristol NHS Trust 5,279
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust 6,887
Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust 4,843
East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust 6,055
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust 3,727
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust 3,022
Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospital NHS Trust 4,996
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 10,366
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 5,384
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust 5,294
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 9,550
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust 4,979
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust 5,423
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust 6,084
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust 3,514
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 5,611
North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust 3,051
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust 5,441
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 10,105
East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust 3,836
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust 6,189
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust 5,151
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust 5,925
Blackpool, Fylde And Wyre Hospitals NHS Trust 6,226
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 4,595
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust 5,729
Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust 5,474
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust 6,222
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust 4,796
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust *
Total 629,207

Due to reasons of confidentiality, figures between 1 and 5 have been suppressed and replaced with *. Where it was possible to identify numbers from the total due to a single suppressed number in a row or column, an additional smallest number have been suppressed in order to protect patient confidentiality.


Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), The Information Centre for health and social care

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