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During Covid - Find out the ever changing Maternity Services at NGH and KGH

                                       

Northamptonshire Maternity Voices (MVP) offer support and information during this unsettling time.

Please go to the Maternity Voices Partnership Facebook page duirng this ever changing period, where you will be able to find the most up to date information about the changes to maternity services at both Northampton and kettering General Hospitals.  You will also see lots of answers to the questions that women and their families have asked over the past few weeks.  Please feel free to join the weekly MVP Q & A forums, every Friday, at 2.00pm, by booking yourself on to the video call.  You are encouraged to offer questions in advance of the meeting, but can also ask them during the event.  Midwives from both NGH and KGH will be available to give current advice and answers to your concerns surrounding all aspects of pregnancy and child birth.  You will aslo find lots of support surrounding postnatal services, infant feeding and video clips covering various practical issues.  In adition there are regular updates about the changes to antenatal, labour and postnatal services, alongside a selection of important new contact phone numbers and Facebook pages.  We have listed below some of the key contact details here, but remember these may change over time:

Kettering General Hospital

We have a COVID-19 helpline - staffed by a Midwife, Monday – Friday, between 9am-5pm . They will have all the up-to-date information effecting the service and be able to advise where to find additional support if it is needed. If you have any questions or queries about your care during the COVID-19 changes please telephone one of the numbers below.

 07813 363710                 or            07974 259347                or          07545 422895.

You can also use the KGH ‘Community Midwives’ Facebook page for updates, advice and answers to further questions.  There is a great deal of information on this site to support those people using KGH. https://www.facebook.com/Community-Midwives-KGH-2147893625500588/

You can also always call Delivery suite at any time on 01536 492878 or 01536 492879 if you have any specific pregnancy related concerns or issues.

Northampton General Hospital

We now have a dedicated Appointment line – 01604 523364 – which will be staffed Mon-Fri, 8-4pm, for queries about your appointments.

In addition, you are encouraged to call the following numbers, should you need more information or advice:

COVID-19 Maternity Helpline - 07771 938990 - Mon-Fri 08:30-16:30

‘New’ maternity bookings - 01604 545430 - Mon-Fri 08:00-16:00

 

This Youtube link gives clarity to the current situation within Maternity care and encourages you to contact the service whenever you need to

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=BW3tjzgdAU8

As always, please remember to monitor your baby’s movements and notify your midwife or delivery suite, as soon as possible if you have any concerns.

 

During Covid - Find out the ever changing Maternity Services at NGH and KGH