Maternity Patient Safety Statements
Maternity Patient Safety Statements have been published for each of the country’s 19 maternity hospitals and units. Each Hospital Group and Maternity Hospital will publish an updated statement each month.
The objective in publishing these statements is to provide public assurance that maternity services are delivered in an environment that promotes open disclosure. It is intended that reporting in an honest and open way helps build trust and improves clinical performance and the culture of safety.
The Maternity Patient Safety Statement contains information on 17 metrics covering a range of clinical activities, major obstetric events, modes of delivery and clinical incidents.
While all maternity hospitals collect a large range of information and data on an ongoing basis, these particular metrics have been selected on the basis that they are clinically robust, relevant and underpinned by standardised definitions.
The statements will also inform hospital management in carrying out their role in safety and quality improvement. It is intended that they will act as an early warning mechanism for issues that require local action or any issues that need intervention at Hospital Group or national level.
December 2015 December 2016 December 2017 December 2018 December 2019
January 2016 January 2017 January 2018 January 2019 January 2020
February 2016 February 2017 February 2018 February 2019 February 2020
March 2016 March 2017 March 2018 March 2019 March 2020
April 2016 April 2017 April 2018 April 2019 April 2020
May 2016 May 2017 May 2018 May 2019 May 2020
June 2016 June 2017 June 2018 June 2019 June 2020
July 2016 July 2017 July 2018 July 2019 July 2020
August 2016 August 2017 August 2018 August 2019
September 2016 September 2017 September 2018 September 2019
October 2016 October 2017 October 2018 October 2019
November 2016 November 2017 November 2018 November 2019