The District Nurses offer nursing care for patients who are housebound. To contact the District Nurses please call 01244 319189.
The Health Visitors will give advice on health care for babies and small children, expectant mothers, for the elderly and people with disabilities. They will also advise on immunisation for babies and small children. To contact the Health Visitors please call 01244 976225 for Blacon or 01244 398010 for Upton.
The Midwife monitors health care during pregnancy and visits mother and baby for the first few days following delivery. The midwife runs antenatal clinics at The Children's Centres throughout Chester.
The Countess of Chester Hospital offers safe, high-quality maternity care to meet your needs. It has a midwife-led Birthing Suite and its Labour Suite has an assessment area, eight multi-purpose delivery rooms (one with a birthing pool) and a theatre. Midwife support is also available for homebirths. The hospital also has a well-established Obstetric Day Unit, Fetal Medicine Department, Medical Disorders Clinic and High Risk Clinic, while the Post-natal ward has a Transitional Care Unit where babies who require extra support can be cared for at their mother’s bedside. You will be allocated a named midwife who will be your lead caregiver throughout pregnancy.
Pre-birthing classes are also on offer through the Countess of Chester, contact 01244366518 to book.
Expectant mums can self -refer by calling the booking hotline on: 01244 363487.
One to One
The team can be contacted on 0151 604 7688/9 and is available from 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
This number has been set up to support women who were booked with One to One who now need to have their maternity care transferred to another provider.
For more information on other local Maternity Service providers including Arrowe Park and Leighton Hospital, look online at: http://www.nhs.uk/service-search/Maternity-services/Chester/Results/6/-2.893/53.193/1802/4322?distance=25
Senior Clinics are held for elderly patients who have recently been under the care of the hospital.