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Maternity staffing issues and complaints

Response to official information request

  1. The number of full and part time staff currently employed in the maternity ward at your District Health Board. Please separate these by job title i.e. Midwife, senior midwife, obstetrician, nurse etc.
  2. The number of positions that exist or need to be filled - i.e. If there are 20 midwife positions but 10 are currently filled, please state this, and also the length of time the position has been open for.
  3. Please provide any reports or information - including internal memos etc. - into staffing problems within the maternity ward, and any issues with recruitment.
  4. I also request any complaints or matters of concern raised by maternity ward staff to management about problems or incidents arising from or related to a lack of staffing within the maternity ward.


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Page last updated: 4 September 2019

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