North CumbriaWest Cumberland Hospital

Homewood Road, Hensingham, Whitehaven CA28 8JG

0194 652 3242
http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

Specialist Services Available at this Hospital

  • Obstetric Consultant-led
  • Alongside / Co-located MLU
  • Homebirth
  • Fetal Medicine Doctors
  • Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)
  • Diabetes Specialist / Link Midwife
  • Drug & Alcohol Support
  • Clinic for women with a history of previous loss early pregnancy
  • Bereavement Service
  • Teenage pregnancy support
  • Raised Body Mass Index (BMI) Support
  • Support for women who have had caesarean section but want a natural birth
  • Alternative pain relief
  • Epidural Service
  • Stop smoking service

You can contact your family doctor, (your G.P. ) in the first instance and make an appointment to see the midwife. If you experience any problems contacting a midwife you can contact your chosen maternity unit for information.

By Bus: Buses run frequently to West Cumberland Hospital from the centre of Whitehaven and the surrounding area. You can read more about their services here https://www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey or call them on 0871 200 22 33. (Calls cost 10p per minute from a BT landline, calls from other service providers and calls from mobiles may vary).

Car Parking: Car Parking is available on site with designated disabled parking bays.

An interactive Google Map will be available here when you have an Internet connection