Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4684

Date Request Received: 25/10/2018 16:16:52

Date Request Replied To: 21/11/2018 08:11:42

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Request Summary: Maternity services 2017

Request Category: Researcher

Question Number 1:
I am writing under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and I would like to request the following information pertaining to the Trust's maternity services activity in 2017:

-Birth rate
Answer To Question 1:
Birth rate for 2017 2286
Question Number 2:
-Rate of use of episiotomy
Answer To Question 2:
274 Episiotomies
Question Number 3:
-Rate of oxytocin use
Answer To Question 3:
IV Syntocinon used in inductions – 232
Question Number 4:
-Rate of use of lithotomy position for birthing
Answer To Question 4:
This information is not collected
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