This is a monthly report on NHS-funded maternity services in England using data submitted to the Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS) for July 2016 activity. The scope of this report has been expanded to report for the first time on births submitted to the MSDS that occurred in July 2016.
The full report can be downloaded here:
As part of this month’s publication we are also publishing a special feature presenting further analysis of data submitted to the MSDS for April to June 2016 pertaining to birth episodes and comparing this data to similar data reported in Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) during the same period. This comprises a spreadsheet including a key findings summary and interactive tabs presenting data at organization level enabling more detailed comparison between data sources to be made.