Leicester General Hospital

0300 303 1573 Gwendolen Road , Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 4PW
http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 238 ratings for this hospital

Maternity services

This Department is managed by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust

Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospitals
0300 303 1573

We deliver around 11,000 babies each year, at home, within our Midwife led Birth Centres and on the two main hospital Delivery Suites. We believe that most women labour best with as little medical interference as possible, in a place where they feel supported, safe and informed, surrounded by those they trust and who care for them.

Our midwives offer women who are considered ‘low risk’, the option to have their baby at home or at a Birth Centre.

Women who experience problems or who are more likely to develop one are seen within one of our Obstetric and Specialist clinics, where medical staff or a midwife will develop an individualised plan of care.

We provide a wide range of specialist services here in Leicester. In this section you will find links to information covering the many aspects of care provided by our maternity units.

 

Things you should know

If you are pregnant please visit our dedicated maternity website at: www.leicestermaternity.nhs.uk

Friends and Family Test Score for August 2017: Maternity

The Friends and Family Test (FFT) is a survey which gives patients an opportunity to give feedback on the quality of the care they receive. This gives hospitals a better understanding of their patients’ needs, enabling them to make improvements.

Find out more about FFT including NHS England’s guidance on maternity services.

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Services provided on-site in this hospital

How likely are you to recommend our antenatal service to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?

100%

Total responses: 5
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How likely are you to recommend our labour ward/birthing unit to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?

93%

Total responses: 187
145 out of 187
145
29 out of 187
29
4 out of 187
4
2 out of 187
2
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3 out of 187
3

How likely are you to recommend our postnatal ward to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?

90%

Total responses: 150
103 out of 150
103
32 out of 150
32
4 out of 150
4
4 out of 150
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5 out of 150
5
2 out of 150
2

Services provided in the home or community

How likely are you to recommend our antenatal service to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?

97%

Total responses: 138
106 out of 138
106
28 out of 138
28
3 out of 138
3
0 out of 138
0
0 out of 138
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1 out of 138
1

How likely are you to recommend our homebirth service to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?

67%

Total responses: 21

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How likely are you to recommend our postnatal community service to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?

99%

Total responses: 292
248 out of 292
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40 out of 292
40
1 out of 292
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2 out of 292
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Latest reviews of this service

Excellent support from Maternity Assessment Unity at LGH

Seen at MAU following an observed decrease in fetal movements in my twin pregnancy. On arrival at the unit we were seen almost immediatel...

30 October 2017

Amazing staff after a traumatic experience

I cannot praise the staff at this hospital highly enough every single midwife played a key part in making my stay as comfortable as it wa...

18 October 2017

Fantastic uncompromising care at a very very busy time

I am writing this less than 48 hours after having a baby at Leicester General. All I can say is a huge thank you to every member of staff...

17 October 2017

Lack of Compassion - Obstetrics

My wife was referred to Obstetrics to have a more in depth conversation about the possibility of having a caesarean section with our seco...

9 October 2017

Maternity services

We had our baby boy at Leicester General at the start of the year. We were very pleased with the service we received. I felt like I was t...

8 August 2017

Last updated on 12 June 2017.

Information supplied by University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust