Analysis of the provision of maternity services in the RUH catchment area: Final report of the analysis of the “Help us redesign our maternity service” survey of maternity services

Neophytos Stylianou, Marianna Frangeskou, Christos Vasilakis

Research output: Other contribution


The Royal United Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RUH) in 2014 acquired a number of maternity services within the region as a means of a more integrated approach in their provision. As a result, the maternity service is currently comprised of an in-house facility in addition to five maternity centres (Frome, Trowbridge, Chippenham, Paulton and Shepton Mallet – Antenatal and postnatal activity only) that offer prenatal, birthing and antenatal services. This rather distinctive service configuration has resulted in what is called the “Bath model” of delivering maternity services.
Having designed the questionnaire and collected the responses, the Women and Children’s division at RUH commissioned researchers from the Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI2) at the University of Bath School of Management, to carry out a quantitative and qualitative analysis of a recent survey of service users on the provision of maternity services in the RUH catchment area.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2018


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