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.
To begin your Midwifery Care at the Countess of Chester, call our Booking Hotline on 01244 363487.
If you have any concerns or worries at any point in you pregnancy please call the Community Midwives on 01244 365166, this is a direct line to the midwives.
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