Figures relating to maternity units during the last five years

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Dear Health Board

Please can you provide total numbers recorded within your hospital maternity units during the past five years in the following categories:-

Number of intrauterine fetal deaths
Number of premature deaths before 37 week' gestation
Number of neonatal deaths
Number of PPROMS (premature prolonged rupture of membranes) babies
Number of babies admitted into SCBU

Yours faithfully,

Nicola Lund

FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information), Hywel Dda University Health Board

Cais am Wybodaeth o dan Deddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000

Diolch am eich cais diweddar am gyflenwi gwybodaeth gan Fwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda.

O dan y Ddeddf, mae'n ofynnol i'r Bwrdd Iechyd gyflenwi'r wybodaeth i chi cyn pen 20 diwrnod gwaith, felly'r dyddia dhwyrach y gallwch chi ddisgwyl derbyn ymateb yw 12 Ionawr 2024. Yn yr achos annhebygol na allwn ymateb o fewn y terfyn amser hwn, byddwn yn cyfathrebu â chi ymhellach.

Atodwch ddolen ar ein tudalen sy'n darparu arweiniad ar ein gweithdrefn ar gyfer rheoli ceisiadau am wybodaeth a gwmpesir o dan y Ddeddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000.

Rhyddid gwybodaeth - Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda (gig.cymru)

Information requested under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your recent request for the supply of information from Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Under the Act, the Health Board is required to supply the information to you within 20 working days, therefore the latest date by which you can expect to receive a response is 12 January 2024. In the unlikely event that we are unable to respond within this deadline, we will communicate with you further.

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Freedom of information - Hywel Dda University Health Board (nhs.wales)

Hannah Gostling
Corporate Information Officer
Hywel Dda University Health Board/Bwrdd lechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda
Corporate Offices
Ystwyth Building/Adeilad Ystwyth
Hafan Derwen
St David’s Park/Parc Dewi Sant
Job’s Well Road/Fynnon Job
Carmarthen/Caerfyrddin
Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin
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FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information), Hywel Dda University Health Board

Good Morning,
Further to our acknowledgement below, to help us process your request for information we would be grateful if you could clarify as outlined below:

• Question 1: Number of intrauterine fetal deaths - could you please clarify from what gestation and if this is to include late fetal losses (from 20 weeks) ?
• Question 2: Number of premature deaths before 37 week' gestation - could you please clarify if this is intrauterine or following birth?
• Question 3: Number of neonatal deaths - could you please provide the gestation required?
• Question 4: Number of PPROMS (premature prolonged rupture of membranes) babies - could you provide the gestation and the outcome required?
• Question 5: Number of babies admitted into SCBU - could you please provide what gestation (pre-term or term) and is this to include avoidable and/or non-avoidable?

We will be unable to proceed any further with the processing of your request until clarification is received from you.

If I can be of any further assistance please get back to me and I look forward to receiving your clarification.

Hannah Gostling
Corporate Information Officer

Hywel Dda University Health Board/Bwrdd lechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda
Corporate Offices
Ystwyth Building/Adeilad Ystwyth
Hafan Derwen
St David’s Park/Parc Dewi Sant
Job’s Well Road/Fynnon Job
Carmarthen/Caerfyrddin
Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin
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Dear FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information),

Q1. IUD from viability of 23+ gestation.
Q2. Following birth.
Q3. From viability of 23+ weeks.
Q4. Less than 36 weeks' gestation and outcomes.
Q5. Any unexpected admissions into SCBU post 35 weeks' gestation.

Yours sincerely,

Nicola Lund

FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information), Hywel Dda University Health Board

Bore da a diolch am ddarparu'r eglurhad y gofynnir amdano isod.

O dan Ddeddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000, mae’n ofynnol i’r Bwrdd Iechyd roi’r wybodaeth i chi o fewn 20 diwrnod gwaith i dderbyn eglurhad (03/01/2024), felly y dyddiad newydd ar gyfer disgwyl derbyn ymateb yw 31 Ionawr 2024.

Good morning and thank you for providing the clarification requested below.

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Health Board is required to supply the information to you within 20 working days from receipt of clarification (03/01/2024), therefore the new date by which you can expect to receive a response is by 31 January 2024.

Hannah Gostling
Corporate Information Officer

Hywel Dda University Health Board/Bwrdd lechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda
Corporate Offices
Ystwyth Building/Adeilad Ystwyth
Hafan Derwen
St David’s Park/Parc Dewi Sant
Job’s Well Road/Fynnon Job
Carmarthen/Caerfyrddin
Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin
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FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information), Hywel Dda University Health Board

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Annwyl/Dear Nicola

 

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