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Hospitals: Childbirth

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 28597, tabled on 12 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many births were recorded at (a) Westmorland General Hospital, (b) Lancaster Royal Infirmary and (c) Furness General Hospital in each of the last 10 years.

Answered on

17 March 2020

The following tables show counts of finished delivery episodes for Westmorland General Hospital, Lancaster Royal Infirmary and Furness General Hospital site of treatment, for the years 2009-10 to 2018-19.

Site of treatment

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

RTXBW

Westmorland General Hospital

355

380

335

265

220

RTX02

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

1,945

2,020

2,065

2,030

1,945

RTXBU

Furness General Hospital

1,090

1,090

1,135

1,060

1,035

Site of treatment

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

RTXBW

Westmorland General Hospital

185

115

95

75

80

RTX02

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

1,950

1,950

1,900

1,830

1,825

RTXBU

Furness General Hospital

970

1,055

1,070

970

1,125

Source: Hospital Episode Statistics, NHS Digital

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