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Maternity Services

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health which maternity units changed from consultant-led to midwife-led in each year since 1997. (188183)

The information requested is not collected centrally. However, the latest information we have is that there are 181 maternity units in hospitals and 101 midwifery units (33 of which are co-located, and 68 are stand alone in the community). A total of 282 maternity units.