Table 1

GROW accreditation and protocol training programme—uptake in Trusts in England and Wales, 2008–2011. Percentage of births in high uptake regions (>50%) marked in bold.

Number (%) of trained TrustsTotal births in trained Trusts (% of all births in region)
Births in 201222Number of Trusts
%Hospital Trusts in region with accreditation trainingN%
England and Wales733 2321484631.1202 63727.6
Wales35 419700.000.0
England697 5981414632.6202 63729.0
 North East30 4108562.5Gateshead; Hartlepool; Newcastle; North Tees; South Tyneside17 72357.6
 North West89 67721628.6Bolton; East Lancashire; Southport & Ormskirk; Tameside; Warrington; Wrighton, Wigan & Leigh21 30023.8
 Yorkshire and the Humber67 747121083.3Airedale; Barnsley; Calderdale & Huddersfield; Doncaster & Bassetlaw; Harrogate; Leeds; Mid Yorkshire; Rotherham; Sheffield; York;48 70071.9
 East Midlands55 9239222.2Kettering; Northampton879715.7
 West Midlands74 272151493.3Birmingham Women's; Burton; Coventry & Warwickshire; Dudley; George Eliot; Heart of England; Mid Staffordshire; North Staffordshire; Royal Shrewsbury & Telford; Sandwell & West Birmingham; South Warwickshire; Walsall; Worcester; Wye Valley68 99192.9
 East of England74 8841715.9Hinchingbrooke25413.4
 London134 9412229.1Ealing; Lewisham69965.2
 South East54 1281119.1East Kent755214.0
 South Central54 2168225.0Hampshire; Portsmouth12 19722.5
 South West61 40018316.7Northern Devon; Royal Devon & Exeter; South Devon784012.8
High-uptake regions172 429352982.9North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, West Midlands135 41478.5
Low-uptake regions560 5881131715.0Rest of English regions and Wales67 22312.0