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Maternal Assessment and Care
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Services Provided
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  • Early Pregnancy Unit at St Peter’s Hospital,
    Monday-Friday, 9.00am-1.00pm
    01932 722662
  • Prenatal Diagnostic Service including 12 week ultrasound scan with nuchal translucency measurement / combined screening blood test and 21 week anomaly scan.
  • Daily Consultant Antenatal Clinic
  • Weekly High Risk Obstetric Clinic
  • Weekly Obstetric/Endocrine Clinic with diabetic consultant present alternative weeks
  • Multiple Pregnancy Antenatal Clinic
  • Consultant Ante Natal clinic for previous severe perineal trauma and combined obstetric pelvic floor clinic alternative weeks
  • Midwifery-led Vaginal Birth after Caesarean section (VBAC) clinics * 2 a month
  • Obstetric and Midwife VBAC discussion groups alternative weeks
  • Maternity Day Assessment Unit at St. Peter’s Hospital Mon-Fri, 9-5pm
  • 24 hour Midwifery Led Triage Unit
  • Transitional Care Ward
  • Twice weekly breast feeding drop-in clinic
  • Community based Post Natal Clinics
  • Direct Access to Midwifery Care
  • Delivery Suite with high dependency bay and two obstetric theatres; and home from home rooms (including 1 birthing pool)
  • Elective LSCS lists * 4 per week
  • Midwifery led pre-assessment LSCS clinics
  • Specialist Midwives including:
    • Diabetic Specialist Midwife
    • Antenatal Screening Co-ordinator
    • Named Midwife for Child Protection and Vulnerable Women
    • Breast feeding specialist
    • Parent Education Co-ordinator
    • "Birth Reflections" and Bereavement services

Consultant Speciality / Specialist Interest Clinic location / frequency
GMC: 3305021
Prenatal diagnosis
Obstetric Ultrasound
Fetal abnormality
Mon PM
GMC: 4121624
General Obstetrics,
Early pregnancy
Tue PM (alt weeks)
Mr Ahmed ELIAS
GMC: 3233467
General Obstetrics Mon AM
GMC: 3477568
Previous obstetric anal sphincter injuries (3rd and 4th degree trauma),
Combined obstetric pelvic floor clinic
Wed AM (alt weeks)

Fri AM General Outpatients Area 3 (alt weeks)
Mr Shaheen KHAZALI General Obstetrics Thurs AM
GMC: 2818898
High risk obstetrics Tue AM
GMC: 6046420
High risk obsterics,
Diabetes endocrine pregancy specialists,
External cephalic version (ECV) clinic
Wed PM
Fri AM
Mr James THOMAS Previous obstetric anal sphincter injuries (3rd and 4th degree trauma),
Birth after Caesarean section
Wed AM (alt weeks)
Discussion groups - Wed AM (alt weeks)
GMC: 3431595
Multiple Pregnancy
Maternal Cardiac Disease
Fri AM

Contact Details
  • 01932 722366 – Midwifery Appointments
  • 01932 722835 – Midwifery Triage
  • 01932 722660 – Joan Booker Ward
  • 01932 722663 – Labour Ward
  • 01932 722667 – Neonatal Ward
Location Obstetric services are located in the Abbey Wing on the St. Peter's site.
Patient Leaflets See the documents attached below.
Weblinks Please visit our Maternity Services web pages for more information

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 14:13