CDHB 9863 - Number of women in labour turned away from maternity services in last five years

Friday July 6, 2018

​​Request details

How many women in labour have been turned away from the maternity ward for the last five years. Reason women were turned away: no beds or lack of staff. Number of complaints the maternity department has received in last five years. Number of complaints received for turning woman in labour away. How many times the maternity ward has been full for last five years. Policy on DHBs responsibility if beds are full or there is limited staff.

Response from Canterbury DHB

CDHB-9863-Women-in-labour-turned-away-from-maternity-ward.[pdf,263KB]

 

Page last reviewed: 06 July 2018
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