Reports

Brain injury occurring during or soon after birth: annual incidence and rates of brain injuries to monitor progress against the national maternity ambition

The Neonatal Data Analysis Unit was commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care in England to report annual incidence and rates of brain injuries in 2016 and 2017, to monitor progress against the national maternity ambition.

These data include regional rates of brain injuries by Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships/Local Maternity Systems and by Neonatal Operational Delivery Networks.

Brain injury report on 2016 - 2017 data

The Neonatal Data Analysis Unit was previously commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care in England to develop a working definition for brain injuries occurring during or soon after birth, and to report annual rates brain injuries using this definition for 2010-2015 for England.  This report was published in 2017 and can be found below.

Brain injury report on 2010 - 2015 data

Detail describing the development of a working definition for brain injuries occurring during or soon after birth, and annual rates in England of the conditions that comprise brain injuries between 2012 and 2015 can be found in here:

Gale C, Statnikov Y, Jawad S On behalf of the Brain Injuries expert working group, et al

Neonatal brain injuries in England: population-based incidence derived from routinely recorded clinical data held in the National Neonatal Research Database

Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition 2018;103:F301-F306

https://fn.bmj.com/content/103/4/F301

 

NDAU reports


National Neonatal Audit Programme

  • For further details on NNAP, please see the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health website

NHS Atlas of Variation

  • For the latest contribution from the NNRD to the Atlas of Variation, please see the RightCare website.