Delivery Suite at University Hospital Lewisham

Labour ward

 

Our Delivery Suite (Anderson Suite) is purpose-built with dedicated professionals available 24 hours a day to ensure that you and your baby are cared for during your labour and birth.

Our 11 labour rooms include a dedicated high risk room and one room with birth pool for women who would like to be in water.  All rooms have access to birthing aids, such as a birth ball, stool and bean bags to encourage an active labour.

We will support you in every way we can in having a positive birth experience.


Who can use the Delivery Suite?

If your pregnancy has not been straightforward, then you are likely to have your baby in the Delivery Suite, although you can still choose to have your baby in the Delivery Suite if your pregnancy has been uncomplicated.


Where is the Delivery Suite located?

The Delivery Suite is located on the 3rd floor of the Women & Children's Wing (Green Zone) at University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6LH.


How can you contact the Delivery Suite?

You can call the Delivery Suite on 0208 333 3026.

 

What else do you need to know?

The Delivery Suite is able to offer the full range of options for coping with labour, including birthing pool, gas and air (Entonox), Pethidine, and epidural.  It is staffed and equipped to deal with all situations, in particular where medical intervention may be required for you and/or your baby.

If you have not already, you can refer yourself directly to our maternity services without having to speak to your GP. You can our maternity hotline on 07787 841 986.

If you have any non-urgent enquiries, why not ask Edie our E-Midwife:

LG.e-midwife@nhs.net

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