The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is an Arm’s Length Body of the Department of Health and Social Care. Overseeing £36 billion of NHS expenditure annually, we deliver a range of national services including the maternity exemption service.

Midwives can now sign up to issue digital Maternity Exemption Certificates instantly on behalf of new or expectant mothers. New or expectant mothers will receive their digital exemption certificate straight away if they have provided an email address. 55,000 maternity exemption applications have already been made through our digital service.

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