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86 During this time the WIES36 value has increased (Figure 17). This suggests that while the number of babies has decreased the complexity of their care has been increasing. Figure 17. Sum of WIES by Financial Year, 2008/9-2012/13

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2013/14

Year Source: Casemix. Sum of WIES includes all inpatient neonatal babies admitted (DHB Maternity provider Level 0, Independent Maternity Provider level 0, Neonates L1, Neonates L2, Neonates L3).

The number of admissions of babies 23-31 weeks decreased in 2014 compared to 2013 with 78 babies admitted in 2014 compared to 84 in 2013 (Figure 18). Figure 18. Total admissions to Middlemore Neonatal Unit, gestational age 23-31 weeks, 2007-2014 120

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Source: Data provided by Middlemore Neonatal Unit. Collected as per ANZNN guidelines.

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2014 2015 maternity quality and safety programme  

This Annual Report (2014-2015) covers the continued progress and initiatives undertaken over the last 12 months as part of the Maternity Qua...

2014 2015 maternity quality and safety programme  

This Annual Report (2014-2015) covers the continued progress and initiatives undertaken over the last 12 months as part of the Maternity Qua...