The majority of services are based at Ormskirk hospital but antenatal clinics and ultrasound scanning are also performed at Southport. Maternity services at Ormskirk are situated in a purpose-built women’s and children’s unit.
These areas are situated on Level 2 of the hospital. The accommodation is bright and spacious and facilities are for women attending for care in early pregnancy and antenatal care.
This is situated on Level 4 of the hospital.
The delivery suite is situated next door to the Antenatal Ward on Level 4 and includes a purpose-built theatre, back-up theatre and a high dependency unit.
The postnatal ward is on Level 3.
The neonatal unit is situated next door to the postnatal ward on Level 3 providing easy access to women who are inpatients and whose babies are being treated on the unit.
In the sad event of complications during pregnancy leading to the loss of a baby, there is a bereavement suite situated on the antenatal ward.
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