Request for information relating to Maternal Request Caesarean Section

Louise Robinson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Louise Robinson

Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Please can you provide me with the following information:

• How many maternal request caesareans were carried out in your Trust between April 2019 and April 2020 with no other significant medical, obstetric or psychological indication?

• What were the total number of caesarean sections carried out in your Trust between April 2019 and April 2020?

• Please confirm how your Trust complies with the revised NICE guideline [NG192] in relation to Maternal Request for Caesarean Birth points 1.2.25 – 1.2.31 – published March 31 2021 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng192/c...

• Please can you provide information relating to the following questions:

1. Do you have an explicitly stated policy not to offer Maternal Request Caesarean Sections (MRCS) in your Trust?
2. Do you have a written guideline for Maternal Request Caesarean Sections (MRCS) in your Trust? If yes, please provide a copy of the written guideline
3. Do you require a compulsory mental health appointment in order for a Caesarean Section to be offered?
4. Do you have a policy which states the number of weeks into pregnancy the decision for a Caesarean Section would be made? If yes please state number of weeks
5. Are there any other conditions which must be met in order to be offered a Maternal Request Caesarean Section in your Trust? If yes, please provide a copy of the conditions

Many thanks in advance for providing this information.

Yours faithfully,

Louise Robinson

FOI.ADMIN (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Robinson

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which was dated the 28^th May 2021 and received by
the Trust on the 28^th May 2021.

 

While we endeavour to respond to your FOI request in the usual timescales
we want to make you aware that responding to the current clinical priority
of Covid19 may mean at times we struggle to meet these timescales.

 

 

 

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that we do not have sufficient detail to locate the information or we are
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If you need to contact me further regarding this request it would be
helpful if the reference number above could be quoted in any future
communications. 

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Emma Taylor

Information Governance Specialist

 

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291 Ex55477

 

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Dear FOI.ADMIN (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

The response to my request has been delayed. By law, my response should normally have been responded to by 28 June 2021.

I look forward to receiving the response as soon as possible.

Thank you in advance.

Yours sincerely,

Louise Robinson

FOI.ADMIN (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Good morning

Thank you for your email, I apologise that you have not received your response I will chase the department and send your response as soon as I receive.

Many thanks
Emma

Emma Young

Information Governance Specialist
I The Murray Building,
The James Cook University Hospital,
Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
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FOI.ADMIN (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Robinson

 

Request for Information – Ref 7099

With reference to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 please find attached a response on behalf of South
Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

 

If for any reason you are not satisfied with the information that we have
provided or you feel we have dealt with your request unfairly, you have a
right to complain or request an internal review.  Please send your
complaint or request for internal review by email to
[1][South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email] by post to: The Head of Information Governance
& Data Protection Officer, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The
James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW 

 

Internal reviews will be accepted within 40 working days from the date of
the Trusts initial response to you. 

 

If you are still not satisfied, further information about your right to
complain under Section 50  of the Freedom of Information Act is available
from the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AFand on The Information Commissioner’s website
[2]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

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Governance using the email address above .

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Emma Taylor

Information Governance Specialist

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291 Ex55477

 

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