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Maternity Unit

The maternity unit comprises of maternity triage, midwife led unit, delivery suite, maternity ward and obstetric theatre suite. Please see individual sections for more information.

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  • Triage (01384) 456111 (ext. 3053)
  • Delivery suite (01384) 244357
  • Midwifery led unit (01384) 244593
  • Maternity reception (01384) 244360
  • Maternity ward (01384) 456111 (ext. 3749)


  • Second floor, east wing, Russells Hall Hospital.

Visiting times

  • Partners:
    9.00am to 10.00pm
  • Partners and two visitors at any one time:
    3.00pm to 4.30pm
    7.00pm to 8.00pm

Visiting restrictions

  • In the period after birth, grandparents are all allowed one 30 minute visit.
  • Partners may be able to stay overnight if you are in a single room.
  • Your own children are welcome to visit with an accompanying adult.
  • No children under 14 (other than your own) are allowed on the unit.