For those of you involved in maternity services I have found some useful links listed on the NW Maternity Matters website http://www.northwest.nhs.uk/projects/maternity/.
Here they are:-
http://www.healthcareworkforce.nhs.uk/maternity.html and http://www.cypf.csip.org.uk/maternity.html
Birth Rate plus methodologies
Supporting the impact and measurement of choice on birth rates - CSIP
To support the forecasting methodologies for types of birth
Regional summary data on births
Healthcare Commission – governance, ratings, statistics and trust performance
National Workforce Projects – source of planning tools and best practice
Children's Workforce Development Council
Department of Health
Kings Fund – Maternity Support Workers
Together for Children – Children Centres
Child and Maternal Health Intelligence Unit (ChiMat)
For links on the maternity matters baseline self assessment matrix to benchmark progress and support action planning and other key tools
Plenty of information there!