South East Clinical Senates

Independent, clinical and strategic advice for health systems in the south east

Review of Pontefract Hospital Midwifery Led Unit (MLU) (part of Mid Yorkshire NHS Foundation Trust) on behalf of Wakefield CCG. Part 1

Wakefield CCG asked the Senate to inform the development of the options for the midwifery led unit at Pontefract Hospital as part of an overall strategy for Maternity Services across the Trust prior to any required public consultation. The Senate was asked to identify the risks and opportunities to consider before commissioners determine their potential solutions for Pontefract MLU.

Clinical Senate

Yorkshire and Humber

Status:

Complete

Date:

May-19

Types of Work:

Advice

Theme

Service Optimisation

Policy / Documentation

No

Specialised Commissioning

No

STP / ACS Development Plans

No

Urgent & Emergency Care

No

Multiple Clinical Services

No

Children & Maternity

yes

Cardiac

No

Stroke & Vascular

No

Mental Health

No

Respiratory

No

MSK

No

ENT

No

Community Services/ Hubs

No

Diagnostics / Hubs

No

Primary Care

No

Public Health

No

Care Planning

No

Communications

No

Workforce

No

Link to web page or report

http://www.yhsenate.nhs.uk/modules/reports/protected/files/FinalVersionPontefractMLUreport.pdf