Strike action will be taking place from 7am Saturday 24 February 2024 to Thursday 28 February 2024. Please continue to attend your appointments unless you are contacted and told otherwise.

The strike action may mean our A&E is a lot busier than usual, which means the waiting times will be longer. If you need help which is not life threatening, please use 111, Pharmacies, GPs or Urgent Treatment Centres. Thank you for your understanding during this period.

Contact and getting here

If you are pregnant and think you may need to come into hospital perhaps unexpectedly or in labour, please ring our Maternity Advice Line first on 0115 9709777.

This is so you can speak with a midwife first and they can make sure that you are directed to the best place or provided with best support/ advice straight away. The Maternity Advice Line is: free to call, open 24 hours a day and is manned by one of our friendly Midwives.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, there is a service called "Relay UK" which can support.

Routine Appointments
Please still call your community midwifery team for routine appointments, and if you receive a positive Covid-19 PCR test call 0115 962 7956.

Ward/Unit contact details in Maternity
Department Telephone number
City Maternity Unit 0115 969 1169
City Labour Suite 0115 969 1169 Ext: 76710
Bonington Ward 0115 969 1169 Ext: 55162
QMC Maternity Unit 0115 924 9924 Ext: 86672
QMC Labour Suite 0115 924 9924 Ext: 81032
Lawrence Ward 0115 969 1169 Ext: 55174 
Ward B26 0115 924 9924 Ext: 89026 
Ward C29 0115 924 9924 Ext: 89029

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to emails directly relating to your pregnancy as it is important any questions are answered in light of your full pregnancy history.

For urgent concerns please call the Midwifery emergency mobile number listed at the front of your notes between 9am - 5pm Monday – Friday or NEMS out of hours service (also listed in the front of your notes) out of office hours.  


Getting here

City Hospital Maternity Unit

Our City Maternity Unit is located near Gate 2, Blue Entrance.

Queen's Medical Centre Maternity Unit

Our QMC Maternity Unit is situated on two floors in East Block. 

The antenatal area, B26 ward, the labour suite with midwife-led care unit, maternity theatres and the neonatal unit are on B floor, with C29 ward on C floor.

There is an East Block entrance to the hospital on A floor, and the main entrance which is on B floor, just off Derby Road. 

There are limited drop off/pick up bays outside both our unit entrances.