Requested by: Stuff | Response provided: 16/08/2019
Category: Women's Health,Hospital Capacity

I write in response to your Official Information Act request, received by us on 23 July 2019.

You requested the following information:

1. The number of full and part time staff currently employed in the maternity ward at your District Health Board.

  • a.Please separate these by job title (i.e. midwife, senior midwife, obstetrician, nurse etc.)
  • b.I also request the number of positions that exist or need to be filled - (i.e. If there are 20 midwife position’s but 10 are currently filled, please state this,and the length of time the position has been open for).

2. Please also provide any reports or information - including internal memos etc - into staffingproblems within the maternity ward, and any issues with recruitment, in the past two years.

  • a.This includes reports of any adverse events where staffing was identified as an issue.

3. I also request any complaints or matters of concern raised by maternity ward staff tomanagement, about problems or incidents arising from or related to a lack of staffing withinthe maternity ward.


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