Our service offers a number of specialist clinics which are held at our antenatal clinics during our regular opening hours.

Clinics

Antenatal Clinics at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital

Address

Antenatal clinic
Ground floor
Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital
Du Cane Road
London W12 0HS

Hours

Opening hours: 09.00 to 17.00 daily

Contact information

Antenatal clinic reception: 020 3313 3926 
Maternity ultrasound: 020 3313 3916 

Important phone numbers: 

  • Main hospital reception: 020 3313 1111 
  • Maternity helpline: 020 3312 6135 
  • Maternity central booking office: 020 3313 3526/5370 
  • Antenatal clinic reception: 020 3313 3926 
  • Maternity ultrasound: 020 3313 3916 
  • The de Swiet Obstetric Medicine Centre: 020 3313 3561/3572 
  • Centre for Fetal Care (CFC): 020 3313 3998 
  • Antenatal Ward The Lewis suite: 020 3313 3349 
  • Maternity day assessment unit (MDAU) and triage phone number: 020 3313 2340 
  • Birth centre: 020 3313 1140 
  • Labour ward: 020 3313 3900/5157 
  • Postnatal ward (Edith Dare): 020 3313 5140 
  • Private patients: 020 3313 3925 

Additional information

Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care for women before during and after pregnancy. We have a wide number of specialist clinics where pregnant women requiring specialist input are seen and all are delivered within our hospital which is purpose built for the care of women and their babies. We are located immediately adjacent to Hammersmith Hospital allowing us to utilise the expert facilities available if required. We also have the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology adjacent to us providing laboratory facilities for our extensive research programme.

Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital specialises in the care of women at high risk in pregnancy and continues to produce excellence in both clinical care and academic research in the specialities of early pregnancy, prematurity, obstetric medicine, fetal medicine and neonatology. We have a large multidisciplinary team working cohesively together and continue to pioneer further developments in the field at national and international level.

The specialist clinics and services we have include:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Vaginal birth after caesarean section clinic (weekly) – led by specialist midwives and held in antenatal clinic on Thursday mornings
  • Birth reflections service – individual appointments with Jackie Baxter
  • Maternity day assessment unit (MDAU) – for pregnant women who are referred in by their GP or community midwife with obstetric or medical problems.
  • Obstetric medicine/maternal medicine clinics (daily) – for pregnant women with pre-existing medical problems or medical problems arising in pregnancy. We see women booked at Imperial as well as women referred for advice from other hospitals and other countries – held in the de Swiet Obstetric Medicine Centre
  • Fetal medicine clinics (daily) – for pregnant women where there is concern about the health of their unborn baby or babies. We see women booked at Imperial as well as women referred from other hospitals around the country – held in the Centre for Fetal Care (CFC)
  • External cephalic version clinic (weekly) – for pregnant women whose baby is lying in the breech position. Led by Miss Serap Akmal, consultant obstetrician, held in the maternity day assessment unit and on the labour ward
  • Perinatal mental health clinics (weekly) – led by Dr Sara Taha, consultant perinatal psychiatrist and Miss Karen Joash, consultant obstetrician, held in the Centre for Fetal Care (CFC)
  • Prematurity clinics (weekly) – for pregnant women who have had a previous premature baby because of labour starting too early, and for women found to have risk factors for having a premature birth in their pregnancy
  • Obstetric anaesthetic clinic (weekly) – for pregnant women with medical problems requiring specific specialist input from the anaesthetist, who is the doctor involved with administering pain relief in labour (epidurals, patient-controlled analgesia), and in providing anaesthesia for caesarean sections. Led by Dr Vinnie Sodhi and held in the de Swiet Obstetric Medicine Centre
  • Bereavement clinic (alternate weekly) – led by Miss Bryony Jones, consultant obstetrician, held in the Centre for Fetal Care (CFC)

 

Antenatal clinics at St Mary’s Hospital

The maternity unit is in the Clarence wing and the antenatal clinic is held in the main outpatients department.

Address

Antenatal clinic
Second floor
Main outpatients department
St Mary’s Hospital
Praed Street
London W2 1NY

Contact information

Phone: 020 3312 1244
Hours: 09.00 to 17.00, daily

Important phone numbers:

  • Main hospital reception: 020 3312 4860 
  • Antenatal clinic reception: 020 3312 1244 
  • Fetal medicine unit: 020 3312 6691 
  • Maternity day assessment unit: 020 3312 7707 
  • Triage (Alec Bourne 1): 020 3312 1722 
  • Birth centre: 020 3312 2260 
  • Labour ward (Alec Bourne 1): 020 3312 1060 
  • Postnatal ward (Alec Bourne 2): 020 3312 1750

Additional information

St Mary’s Hospital provides comprehensive multidisciplinary care for women during and after pregnancy. We have a wide number of specialist clinics where pregnant women requiring specialist input are seen. Our specialist clinics and services include:

  • Birth options clinic – led by specialist midwives
  • Birth reflections service – individual appointments with Jackie Baxter
  • Maternity day assessment unit (MDAU) – for pregnant women who are referred in by their GP or community midwife with obstetric or medical problems.
  • Maternal medicine clinic (weekly) – for pregnant women booked at St Mary’s Hospital with common pre-existing medical problems or medical problems arising in pregnancy. Held in the antenatal clinic on Wednesday mornings.
  • Fetal medicine clinics – for pregnant women booked at St Mary’s Hospital where there is concern about the health of their unborn baby or babies. Held in the Fetal Medicine Unit.
  • External cephalic version clinic (weekly) – for pregnant women whose baby is lying in the breech position.
  • Prematurity clinics – for pregnant women who have had a previous premature baby because of labour starting too early, and for women found to have risk factors for having a premature birth in their pregnancy