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Birth choices

We are still able to offer a home birth service most of the time.  Please speak to your midwife if you are considering a homebirth. At the current time, we…
10 March 2022

Maternity Parent Education

(updated June 2021) At Airedale NHS Foundation Trust we believe that every woman and family booked to receive maternity care through our Trust should expect a high standard of antenatal…
15 December 2021

Location

Antenatal Clinic - Building 22, Location B20 Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) - Location B16, accessed by the external door between the maternity unit entrance and the Labour Ward car…
18 October 2021

Contact Information

Maternity Assessment Centre 01535 292120 / 01535 292410  Mon-Fri 08.30-19.00 From 16 weeks of pregnancy. Please call first as appointment-only.  Labour Ward 01535 292402 24 hours Ward 21 - Maternity Ward…
17 October 2021

Fiona McFadyen

Risk, Governance and Safety Lead Midwife Job role More information to follow Area of responsibility More information to follow Point of contact at the hospital Email: Fiona.mcfadyen@nhs.net Telephone:  01535 292219More…
6 September 2021
Senior Staff

Vicky Brooksbank

Interim Deputy Head of Midwifery Job role More information to be added soon Area of responsibility More information to be added soon Point of contact at the hospital More information…
6 September 2021
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Debi Gibson

Deputy Head of Midwifery Job role Deputy Head of Midwifery Area of responsibility Hospital, community and outpatient maternity services, early pregnancy assessment unit and gynaecology acute treatment unit Point of…
6 September 2021

Gynaecology Service

The gynaecology department is made up of consultants, associate specialists and specialist doctors and provides a wide range of both general gynaecology and specialist services for patients.Colposcopy  A colposcopy is…
24 August 2021

Ward 21

*During the covid pandemic we are unable to support partners staying over on the postnatal ward and visiting is restricted (see covid update pages for current information)* On Ward 21,…
22 August 2021

Neonatal unit

We have a neo-natal unit which cares for babies from 32 weeks gestational age and above. The neo-natal unit provides care for babies who need special observation, monitoring, investigations and…
22 August 2021

Maternity Assessment Centre

The maternity assessment centre (MAC) is a telephone advice and assessment service for women who are more than 16 weeks pregnant and have serious concerns about their pregnancy.We see women in…
22 August 2021

Antenatal clinic

Our antenatal clinic is situated within the maternity unit and can be accessed via a separate entrance for children’s outpatients and the antenatal clinic.  We also run two satellite clinics…
22 August 2021

Community Midwives

Community midwives at Airedale NHS Foundation trust work in small teams providing care during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby. You will be allocated a named midwife early…
22 August 2021

Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit

The early pregnancy assessment unit (EPAU) provides care for women who are between 6 and 16 weeks pregnant.The EPAU is at location B16.Referrals are received to the unit from health…
22 August 2021
Senior Staff

Joe Daniels

Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Job role To provide care for women during pregnancy and for gynaecological complaints Area of responsibility More information to follow Point of contact at the…
11 August 2021
Senior Staff

Mohammed Houda

Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Job role To provide care for women during pregnancy and for gynaecological complaints Area of responsibility More information to follow Point of contact at the…
11 August 2021
Senior Staff

Juhi Siddiqui

Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Job role To provide care for women during pregnancy and for gynaecological complaints Area of responsibility More information to follow Point of contact at the…
11 August 2021
Senior Staff

Soum Nallapeta

Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Job role To provide care for women during pregnancy and for gynaecological complaints Area of responsibility Obstetrics and Gynaecology Point of contact at the hospital…
11 August 2021
Senior Staff

Stephen Porter

Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Job role To provide care for women during pregnancy and for gynaecological complaints Area of responsibility Complex laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery including endometriosis and total laparoscopic…
11 August 2021
Senior Staff

Sumita Bhuiya

Clinical Director Job role to follow Area of responsibility to follow Point of contact at the hospital Secretary: Caroline Ridsdale Secretary Telephone: 01535 292226 Secretary Email: c.ridsdale@nhs.netMy areas of interest:…
11 August 2021

Kirsty Tudor-Macadam

Antenatal Newborn Screening Coordinator Manager of Early Pregnancy Unit/ Antenatal Clinic/ Maternity Assessment Centre Failsafe Officer for NIPE SMART Job role This role supports women throughout their Antenatal and Newborn…
11 August 2021

Clare Stowell

Ward 21 Manager Job role Ward 21 joint manager Area of responsibility Together with my colleague Caroline, we are responsible for ensuring  Ward 21 is a safe, efficient and productive…
11 August 2021
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Caroline Lowe

Ward 21 Manager Job role Ward 21 joint manager Area of responsibility Together with my colleague Clare, we are responsible for ensuring  Ward 21 is a safe, efficient and productive…
11 August 2021
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Rebecca Wild

Labour Ward Manager Job role Joint Labour Ward Manager Area of responsibility Labour Ward, Maternity Services Point of contact at the hospital Email:              Rebecca.wild7@nhs.net…
11 August 2021

Sharon Halsall

Labour Ward Manager Job role Joint Labour ward manager Area of responsibility Labour ward, maternity services Point of contact at the hospital Email: sharon.halsall1@nhs.net Telephone: 01535 292409I started my career…
11 August 2021
Senior Staff

Sarah Szpara

Neonatal Ward Manager Job role More information to follow Area of responsibility More information to follow Point of contact at the hospital Email: Telephone: Secretary email:More information to follow
11 August 2021
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Michael Smith

Operations Director for Women’s, Children’s and Specialist Services Job role Operational management for the Division which includes women's, children's services and the specialist areas of outpatients, pathology and pharmacy Area…
11 August 2021
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Sarah Simpson

Head of Midwifery and Nursing for Women’s, Children’s and Specialist Services Job role The role supports the operational delivery of services in the Women's and Children's and Specialist Services Directorates.…
10 August 2021
Senior Staff

Karen Savage

Community Midwifery Manager Job role To manage  and support  the community midwifery team providing all aspects of maternity care. Area of responsibility Community midwives Point of contact at the hospital…
9 August 2021
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Kathleen Graham

Consultant for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Job role To provide care for women during pregnancy and for gynaecological concerns Area of responsibility To support pregnant women from early pregnancy to after…
24 May 2021

Labour Ward

Our midwives aim to provide you with a positive and safe birth experience which reflects each individual woman’s needs and wishes. Labour ward location is at B17. If you think…
17 May 2021

Covid Advice

Covid-19: Important information for women and their birth partners when attending our Maternity Unit or Community appointments We understand that you will be worried about what Coronavirus means for you…
16 May 2021

Maternity Services

Pregnancy is an exciting and life changing journey and our experienced team of midwives and consultant obstetricians are here to provide individualised and compassionate care for you and your family,…
16 May 2021