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Midwife Led Birthing Unit (MLBU) - Obstetrics / Maternity Services (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Address: Norfolk & Norwich Hospital
Colney Lane

Telephone: 01603 287610
Out of Hours Telephone:: 01603 286286 (ask for Maternity manager on call)

Midwife Led Birthing Unit (MLBU) is based on Blakeney ward, led by midwives and offers a 'home from home' birthing environment for 'low-risk' labouring women.

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.

Patient information can be found on the NNUH website

Age Range: 40 and under
Target Groups: Mother / Pregnant women
Related Services: Maternity Services - Planned Care (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Maternity Services - Unplanned Care (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Referral Procedure: Referrals either patient / self referral or via health professional
How Service is Delivered: Labouring women invited in via telephone triage service
Opening Times: Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parking and Transport: Onsite parking available, including disabled spaces (fee paying). Accessible by public and community transport.
Access and Facilities: Main entrance and lifts are well signposted and wheelchair accessible.
Special Educational Needs Accessible: Mandatory training for staff re SEND
Special Educational Needs Contact: Team leader: Tracey Miller.
Compliments / Complaints: The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can listen to your issues, concerns, compliments or suggestions, resolve problems where possible, and feed back to services to aid service development.
To provide feedback about a Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals (NNUH) service, please contact the PALS team on 01603 289036 or 01603 289045, or by email.
Locations Served: All Norfolk and Waveney, Cambridge & Fenland
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Last updated: 15/07/2022    Last full review: 15/07/2022

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