Maternity Wards

 

Women that have problems in pregnancy may be admitted to a maternity ward for short periods of time. These wards provide antenatal inpatient care as well as postnatal. Some transitional neonatal care is also provided. 

After you have had your baby you may need to stay for a few days if you or your baby need some extra care and advice. 

You will be cared for by midwives, support workers, obstetric and paediatric doctors. 

Royal Derby Hospital - Ward 314

Our maternity service is the only service in the UK to have maintained UNICEF WHO Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative consistently since 1998.   

Location 

Maternity Unit
Level 3, Royal Derby Hospital    

Nearest entrances: 20 and 21

Telephone: 01332 787 314

About

Ward 314 provides 62 beds and cots. There are several 4 bedded rooms with bathroom facilities plus single rooms if you have extra needs.  

Women that have problems in pregnancy may be admitted for short periods of time and are reviewed regularly by the obstetric staff. The ward provides for antenatal inpatient care as well as postnatal. Some transitional neonatal care is also provided. After you have had your baby you may need to stay for a few days if you or your baby need some extra care and advice. 

You will be cared for by midwives, support workers, obstetric and paediatric doctors  

(Single rooms are available for those who wish to pay for the privacy of a room but are not guaranteed if there is another patient who needs the room for clinical reasons).

Services 

  • Antenatal care 
  • Postnatal Care 
  • Transitional care for babies 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Baby hearing testing 
  • Baby photography

Other information 

If you are being admitted to Ward 314 please bring with you: 

  • Baby clothes/nappies
  • Day and nightwear for yourself
  • Booklet on screening tests for you and your baby

Queen's Hospital Burton - Ward 11

Location

Queen's Hospital Burton
Belvedere Road
Burton-on-Trent
DE13 0RB

How to get here
 

Telephone:

01283 593 054

01283 511 511 Ext 3054

01283 511 511 Ext 4071


Visiting Times

Partners and Children - 9am - 10pm

General visitors 6pm - 8pm

Flowers are permitted on the ward
 

About Ward 11

Ward 11 is a Maternity ward. This incorporates Antenatal and Postnatal inpatients.

Clinics on the ward include Newborn Hearing Screens and NIPE.

Partners are welcome to stay over in the postnatal period.

Queen's Hospital Burton - Ward 12

Location

Queen's Hospital Burton
Belvedere Road
Burton-on-Trent
DE13 0RB

How to get here


Telephone

01283 593 038 (Direct Dial)

01283 511 511 Ext 3038

01283 511 511 Ext 4052


Visiting times

Partners and children: 9am - 10pm

General visitors: 6pm - 8pm

Flowers are permitted on this ward
 

About Ward 12

Ward 12 is a Maternity ward which incorporates Maternity Assessment Unit and Triage.

Inductions of Labour are also undertaken on this ward area.

Glucose tolerance test clinics are run Monday to Friday in this area

Partners are welcome to stay overnight to support women during the Induction of Labour process

Samuel Johnson Community Hospital

Location

Samuel Johnson Community Hospital
Trent Valley Road (A5127)
Lichfield
WS13 6EF

How to get there


Visiting times

Samuel Johnson has a flexible policy about birth partners and visiting times.


Telephone

01283 511 511 ext 4348 / 4349

Expectant mothers: For more information or an informal visit to view the facilities and discuss your options, please call 01543 412 905


About

We provide a midwife-led maternity unit where you and your birth partner can relax in our comfortable and homely environment. 

Care is provided by a small team of midwives and maternity support workers. Our staff are friendly, highly skilled and trained to give complete care during your pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. We are fully committed to supporting your choices for childbirth.

Facilities include:

  • 3 postnatal beds
  • 2 birthing pools
  • en-suite bathrooms
  • music centres
  • birthing balls, birthing slings, bean bags and reclining chairs

Over 80% of women use the pools for pain relief and 67% have a water birth.  Our pharmacological pain relief is only 3% as the birthing pool is extremely effective.

Services

  • Active birth workshops
  • Breast feeding workshops
  • Antenatal clinics
  • Postnatal care
  • Birthing pools
  • Supportive of hypnobirthing
  • Access to holistic therapy including aromatherapy and reflexology
  • Active birth room
  • Baby hearing tests
  • Baby photography can be arranged
  • 24 hour access to midwife advice


As this is a midwife-led unit there are no consultants, so this unit is only suitable for women who are experiencing a normal pregnancy, with no adverse medical history or previous pregnancy complications.