Maternity Services at the RUH are provided by:
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Central Delivery Suite
The delivery suite is situated on the ground floor of the Princess Anne Wing and the accommodation comprises:
- 8 single rooms (most with en-suite facilities)
- 2 four bedded multi purpose rooms
- 1 single midwife led care delivery room
- Water birth pool
- Relaxation/rest room
- Visitors waiting area
- Fathers' room
Women can be booked into the unit under the care of a midwife or consultant.
The telephone numbers for the Central Delivery Suite are:
01225 824847 or Tel no:01225 824447
This is a mixed Antenatal/Postnatal ward situated on the first floor of the Princess Anne Wing of the RUH and the accommodation comprises:
- 5 four bedded rooms
- 2 single rooms with shower
- Bathrooms, showers, toilets
- Baby care room
- Reception area
- Dining area
The telephone numbers for Mary Ward are:
01225 824663 or 01225 824662
Security is a major concern in all maternity units. There are security cameras to ensure all visitors are screened prior to entry.
The door leading into the unit is locked and only accessible by a member of staff.
Mothers are encouraged to keep their babies near them all the time. There are cots available to the mothers that are fitted with an alarm which is activated when a baby is lifted.