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Our performance

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As a Trust we deliver around 5,500 babies a year, mums have ranked our maternity services in the top 5 nationally and we pride ourselves on being the Trust of choice for thousands of expectant mothers.


Our reputation is built on our family-centred approach and as we continually strive to enhance the maternity service we deliver to the population of County Durham and Darlington and the surrounding areas.

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham