Wythenshawe Hospital

Telephone: 0161 9987070
Address: Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9LT
Website: http://www.uhsm.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 290 ratings for this hospital

Obstetrics

This Department is managed by University Hospital Of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

The main entrance for the maternity department is on Floats Road, at the back of the main hospital.
0161 998 7070

Babies

Our maternity unit offers a variety of services including antenatal screening, daycare assessment, community midwives, delivery and neonatal care.

Each year over 3,000 babies are delivered in the consultant led delivery unit.

Contacts

Day care assessment

Sue Leigh Atkins, Midwife
0161 291 2931

Neonatal

Karen Mainwaring, Ward Manager
0161 291 2932 or 0161 291 2808

Visiting times - anytime, but must be accompanied by parent. No more than three visitors at any time.

Community midwives

0161 291 2809 or 0161 291 2942

Out of hours or emergencies

0161 291 2934 or 0161 291 2945

Links

www.makingitbetter.nhs.uk - Greater Manchester

Things you should know

An independent health watchdog has confirmed that our maternity unit is one of the 17 safest in the country. This independent inspection in maternity units is clear evidence that we are delivering best practice and improving care for women and babies.

The following table shows staffing levels on wards that provide this service.

Where wards provide more than one service the results include shared values for all services provided on that ward.

Nurse staffing levels - Obstetrics July 2014

Ward name % of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Ward) % of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Ward) % of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Ward)
C2

91%

of planned level

93%

of planned level

92%

of planned level

85%

of planned level

C3

83%

of planned level

65%

of planned level

98%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

NEONATAL BABY UNIT

79%

of planned level

95%

of planned level

64%

of planned level

100%

of planned level

More information about this data

Treatments and services offered at the Obstetrics department

Latest reviews of this service

Ultrasound unit anti natal

Having recently had to attend this unit for a Ultrasound scan (although I am not pregnant) for a Gynea problem. I cannot praise the staf...

18 April 2014

Rude Community Midwives

The rudeness of the community midwives is unbelievable. Every experience with them has been extremely poor with staff speaking to me as i...

21 August 2013

Would definitely visit again. Thank you!

I was admitted to the maternity ward when my son was induced. I spent 3 days on a ward waiting for my son to decide to make an entrance. ...

23 December 2012

Pay nurses more money!

Me and my partner found out last October that we were expecting our first child. This was when we started antenatal with University Hosp...

30 May 2012

Cannot Thank Materniry Staff Enough

Everything. The midwives and helpers were lovely. They listened, explained everything. The rooms were exceptionally clean. I cannot t...

13 October 2011

Last updated on 13 September 2010.

Information supplied by University Hospital Of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust