Data

 Total number of NHS organisationsNumber of Obstetric Units (only)Number of Obstetric Units and Alongside Maternity UnitsNumber of Freestanding Maternity Units (only)Number of Neonatal Units (NICUs)Number of Special Care Baby Units (SCBUs)
England 134 trusts 51 106 63 46 37
Scotland 14 boards 10 6 19 8 2
Northern Ireland 5 trusts TBC TBC 3 TBC TBC
Wales 7 boards 0 12 14 3 3
United Kingdom 200 61* 124* 99 57* 42*

 * Sub-total excluding data from Northern Ireland

 Total women and babiesMaternitiesLive BirthsStillbirthsStillbirth RatePublication Year
England 1,285,318 638,863 646,455 3,030 4.7 2015
Scotland 107,024 53,222* 53,802 201 3.6 2015
Northern Ireland 48,514 24,120 24,394 81 3.3 2014
Wales 62,905 31,290 31,615 166 5.2 2015
United Kingdom 1,544,463 768,111 776,352 3,564** 4.6 2015

 

* Provisional data for maternities in Scotland
** Adjusted with data reporting by SANDS in 2015

Sources of data include General Register Office for Scotland, Office for National Statistics (for England and Wales), and Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. Please note that the latest data available at the time of access has been used for this table as published in 2014 and 2015

 

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Resources

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Key reports, case studies, and examples from maternity services and projects.

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Key sources of information and data on maternity care in the UK.

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