Obstetric data for the last 5 years

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Dr Julia Wilkens

Dear Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland),
Please can you give figures for each of the last 5 years ie 2018-2022

• Total live births
• Total still births
• Total intrapartum still births
• Total neonatal deaths to 28 days
• Total preterm births (<37 weeks)
• Total maternal deaths
• Total maternal collapses / cardiac arrests
• Total postpartum haemorrhage >1.5l
• Evacuation of retained products of conception (ERPCs)
• Attendance numbers for early pregnancy clinics
• Do you record covid-19 vaccination status in your electronic maternity records?

If possible for 2021 & 2022 could you give all of the above data by COVID-19 vaccination status (0/1/2/3/4 doses) or state if you do not record vaccination status.

If some information is not available, I would be grateful for any information you can give.
Yours faithfully,

Dr Julia Wilkens

PublicLiaison-SM, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

Dear Julia



Thank you for your request for information received on 27 March 2023 which
we are dealing with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act


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April 2023. 


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PublicLiaison-SM, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Good morning Julia,


I refer to your Freedom of Information (FOI) request received on 27 March


Our response is now attached for your information.


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Hayley Kerr

Public Liaison Officer, Public Liaison Service, Belfast Health and Social
Care Trust

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