24-hour ‘pregnancy advice line’
During the COVID-19 pandemic Western Trust Maternity Services have set up a dedicated 24-hour phone-line ‘pregnancy advice line’ for you if you have any specific queries relating to your pregnancy and care.
Altnagelvin Hospital – Please ring 028 71611412
South West Acute – Please ring 028 66382175
Antenatal clinic appointments
Continue to attend your routine antenatal care as arranged. When attending any clinic appointment please come alone.
If attending Altnagelvin Hospital use Main Entrance opposite multi-story carpark and go to Level 9 in the tower block.
All consultant antenatal clinics in SWAH are transferred to Omagh Hospital.
No visiting in the maternity units. Only one birthing partners can come to Labour Ward but must remain there until after the birth. Partners cannot accompany the mother to postnatal.
You can also view WHSCT website for general maternity information https://westerntrust.hscni.net/service/maternity-services/
Hospital Maternity or Early Pregnancy Assessment Entrances
- Altnagelvin – South Wing Entrance (follow signage)
- Omagh – Main Hospital Entrance
- SWAH – GP out of Hours entrance beside A&E entrance for maternity. Main front entrance for early pregnancy clinic
Remember you can still contact your own Community Midwife on the numbers on the front of your Green Maternity Notes.