COVID-19 information for maternity patients

We understand this is a concerning time for our maternity patients. Please click here to view a letter from Colette Mannion, our Director of Midwifery and Gynaecology Nursing and Miss Nanda Shetty our Clinical Director for Obstetrics with information on labour, antenatal and postnatal care.

Visiting restrictions for maternity patients

Our visiting restrictions are reviewed on a weekly basis. We will update here as soon as there is an update. Last reviewed 21 Sept 2020

Visitors will only be allowed if they meet the following criteria, discretion will be used in exceptional circumstances including compassionate grounds. We understand these arrangements will be difficult for some and we thank you for your co-operation.

With exceptions for:

Antenatal breastfeeding classes - now available online!

Did you know you can access our antenatal breastfeeding classes online? To book visit and use the password 'breastfeeding'

Virtual infant feeding support

Our infant feeding team is now available to offer virtual support via telephone and video calls. If you feel you need additional feeding support, please talk to your community midwife who can refer you to our infant feeding team.


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