Official Statistics

Women’s experiences of maternity care in England

Survey of women from 133 NHS trusts in England who had a live birth in February 2015. Examines their experiences of NHS maternity services.



The survey sought feedback on 3 maternity pathway services:

  • antenatal
  • labour and birth
  • postnatal care

Questions topics included: access to care, communication, involvement in decision making and continuity of care.

The statistical release covers all key findings, and historical comparisons will be published along with a CQC report which provides an analysis from a regulatory point of view.