Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are dedicated to providing the highest standard of healthcare for the local population. The maternity department is committed to placing women and families at the heart of what we do, and in the provision of safe, effective and personalised maternity care, our aim is to provide a welcoming, friendly reassuring and safe service for women and their families.

This information on maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic has updates on services, and may answer some of your questions.

Maternity Triage: 01942 778 628

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Place of Birth choice:

Midwife led setting: Home

Obstetric Led setting: Delivery suite

Our delivery suite provides obstetric and midwife led care. All rooms are en-suite and a birthing pool is available.


Booking Details: Self-referral via your community midwife at your GP

Car parking: Pay and display parking available onsite and and on Wigan Lane.

For up to date information about visiting times, please click link here: COVID-19 information

Specialist services

  • 24 hour Obstetric Consultant care
  • Dedicated home birth service
  • Diabetes services
  • Dedicated maternity theatre
  • Maternity Triage
  • Ante-natal day unit
  • VBAC workshops
  • Hypnobirthing (fee applies)
  • Parent education programme including breastfeeding workshops
  • Birth after thoughts services
  • Midwife led Aqua Natal
  • Neonatal care unit
  • Early pregnancy assessment unit
  • Specialist Midwives in young parents, public health, drug and alcohol dependency
  • Smoking cessation
  • Infant feeding team
  • Tongue Tie clinic
  • ECV & vaginal breech birth
  • BFI Accredited support

Contact Us

Wigan Ln,
Wigan WN1 2NN

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