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Concerns during pregnancy - who to call?

If your waters have broken and you are booked for a low risk pregnancy, please call the Rosie birth centre on 01223 217003, otherwise please call clinic 23 / delivery unit on 01223 217217.

If you are unsure about being pregnant and want advice regarding your options, please contact your GP or your local family planning clinic.

The list below is designed to help you access the most appropriate service for your needs. Please note it is possible that you may be re-directed elsewhere.


GP Surgery

  • feeling unwell
  • fever
  • rash
  • itching
  • discomfort when passing urine
  • swelling and discomfort in your calf
  • diarrhoea and vomiting
  • feeling low 

Clinic 24 - Early Pregnancy and Gynaecology Assessment Unit

  • pain and bleeding before 13 weeks

Tel: 01223 217 636

08:00 - 20:00 (Mon-Fri) 08.30 - 14.00 (Sat/Sun)

If clinic 24 is closed, please contact your GP or Accident and Emergency


Clinic 23 - Maternity Assessment

  • reduced movements
  • waters breaking
  • abdominal pain
  • bleeding after 13 weeks

Tel: 01223 217 217

08:00 - 20:00 every day


Delivery Unit

  • as above for clinic 23
  • waters breaking/contracting and planning a home birth

Tel: 01223 217 217

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Rosie Birth Centre

(if booked for low risk pregnancy)

  • waters breaking
  • contracting
  • labour advice

Tel: 01223 217 003

24 hours a day, 7 days a week


Community Midwife

For non urgent queries you may leave a message for your community midwife.

The telephone numbers below are linked to an answer phone. Messages will be accessed at 08:00 every morning (including weekends). Please leave clear contact details (including your GP surgery) so the midwife can call you back. If she/he is unable to reach you they will leave a message asking you to call again. 

Please do not leave urgent messages on the answer phone. 

Ivy team  Tel: 01223 596 212   Rose team  Tel: 01223 349 316 
Lilac team  Tel: 01223 348 794   Scarlett team  Tel: 01223 349 376  
Lily team  Tel: 01223 586 787   Sienna team  Tel: 01223 349 314  
Primrose team  Tel: 01223 586 790  Sky team  Tel: 01223 348 943