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Maternity services: Contact information

There are a wide range of maternity services available across the local area. Please see below for contact information Leicester Maternity Services as well as location details for each unit, suite, centre or service:

Leicester Maternity Services Contact Number: 0116 258 6111

For the Leicester General Hospital Press 1 

For the Leicester Royal Infirmary Press 2

You will then be given the following options:

Press 1: For urgent maternity advice from a midwife (Maternity Assessment Unit advice, after 16 weeks of pregnancy)

Press 2: For antenatal clinic or scan appointments (8:30am to 4:30pm)

Press 3: For delivery suite (if you think you are in labour or to discuss a booked induction of labour)

Press 4: For the hospital birth centres (Meadows and Orchard), if you think you are in labour and are planning to use the birth centre

Press 5: For the community midwives (Monday to Friday 9am to 4:15pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am to 11:45am)

Press 6: For a Fetal Medicine Midwife if you have been seen by them in the hospital (8am to 5pm)

For St Mary’s Birth Centre call: 01664 854 854

For the Homebirth Team call: 0116 258 3425

Location information for suites, units and centres

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square, Leicester LE1 5WW

Delivery Suite

Kensington Building, Level 4

Orchard Birth Centre

Kensington Building, Level 4

Maternity Assessment Unit

Kensington Building, Level 1

Antenatal Clinic and Fetal Medicine Midwives

Kensington Building, Ground Floor

Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Rd, Leicester LE5 4PW

Delivery Suite

Maternity Unit, Ground Floor

Meadows Birth Centre

Maternity Unit, Ground Floor

Maternity Assessment Unit

Maternity Unit, Ground Floor

Antenatal Clinic

Maternity Unit, Ground Floor

Melton Mowbray Hospital

Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1SJ

St Mary’s Birth Centre

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Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-19 years called Chat Health. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a public health nurse (health visitor/school nurse) within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens.

Should you require urgent health advice in the meantime, please contact your GP, visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. For emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E.

Page last reviewed: 06-12-2023

Next review due: 06-12-2026