1. If your trust has (a) midwife-led birth ward/unit(s), on what date did the ward/unit(s) open (Year and month is fine)?

2. In the event that a patient admitted to commence delivery on a midwife-led birth unit/ward has to be transferred to a consultant-led unit, please list the facilities you have the option to transfer them to and provide the distance between the midwife-led unit and consultant-led unit in miles. If they are located on the same site as each other please say so.

3. How many mothers were admitted to commence delivery in each midwife-led unit in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

4. How many mothers who started delivery in each midwife-led unit completed their delivery there in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

5. How many mothers who started delivery in each midwife-led unit were transferred to hospital/consultant-led unit during delivery in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16? I am seeking information on those who had to be moved to one of the facilities you listed in answer to question 2, above.

6. For each of the years in question 5, above, please provide the list of reasons for transfer and give the percentage of transfers for each reason.

7. How many mothers commenced delivery at home (a planned home birth) in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

8. How many mothers who started delivery in a planned home birth completed their delivery there in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

9. How many mothers who started delivery in a planned home birth were transferred to hospital/consultant-led unit during delivery in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

10. For each of years in question 9 above, please provide the list of reasons for transfer and give the percentage of transfers for each reason.

11. How many mothers were admitted to commence delivery in a consultant-led unit in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 (excluding those who had started on a midwife-led unit and were transferred)?

12. How many mothers were admitted to commence delivery in any other facility associated with your trust in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

13. How many mothers who started delivery in any other facility associated with your trust were transferred to hospital/consultant-led unit during delivery in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

14. For each of the years in question 13 above, please provide the list of reasons for transfer and give the percentage of transfers for each reason.

15. How many mothers who started delivery in any other facility associated with your trust completed their delivery there in each of the following years (if applicable): 2011-12, 2013-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16?

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