Statistics on Pregnancy Losses (pre 24 weeks gestation)

Catherine MacLennan made this Freedom of Information request to Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Catherine MacLennan

Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

We are currently trying to get a picture of the number of people who have contact with your hospital trust as a result of a pregnancy loss before 24 weeks including chemical pregnancy, blighted ovum, ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, miscarriage, missed miscarriage, termination for medical reasons, second trimester loss (late miscarriage) in the Sandwell and West Birmingham and Solihull.

For the next phase of our business plan we need some hard data to back up the need for our pregnancy loss peer support groups. There is no official data and statistics vary 1 in 4 women, 1 in 4 pregnancies, 1 in 5 people and 1 in 5 pregnancies. Data for post 24 weeks loss is very easy to access and as our Service is for those who experience losses pre-24 weeks the data would us help us understand the landscape and scale of pregnancy losses across Sandwell and West Birmingham.

If there is any way you can help us to collate this information we would be really grateful.
Yours faithfully,

Catherine MacLennan

SWBH-GM-FOIRequests (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Clare Dooley

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+    Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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Catherine MacLennan

Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust's handling of my FOI request 'Statistics on Pregnancy Losses (pre 24 weeks gestation)'. This request is long overdue a response.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/s...

Yours faithfully,

Catherine MacLennan

DOOLEY, Clare (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Ms MacLennan

 

I will review this as a priority/soon as possible and aim to provide the
response by the end of this week.

 

With my sincere apologies for the oversight/delay.

 

With kind regards.

 

 

 

Clare Dooley

Head of Corporate Governance/Trust Board Secretary

(    0121 507 3837

È    07970 229794

: [1][email address]

+    Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

[2]cid:image001.png@01D29275.F4798800     [3]SWB Hosp (colour)

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