Bolton FT provides a range of quality maternity services in Bolton, Salford and Bury. The maternity team are happy to share this special time in your life and guide you through your pregnancy and parenthood journey, providing you with the support and reassurance you require. Bolton is proud to be the only provider in Greater Manchester to offer 4 birthing environments inclusive of Ingleside a newly refurbished freestanding birthing centre set in the unique setting of Oakwood Park Salford. Ingleside is in an ideal location accessible to all areas in Greater Manchester.

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust contact:

Maternity Triage: (01204) 390 612

COVID-19 Helpline (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm): Tel (01204) 487 497

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust:

Booking details: Self-referral via your community midwife office Tel: 01204 390 023 or at your GP surgery

Place of birth choice:

Midwife led settings: Home, Ingleside Freestanding Birth Centre and Alongside Birth Centre at BFT.

Obstetric led setting: Delivery Suite at BFT

One to one care in labour, en-suite facilities and birthing pools available in all settings

Car Parking: BFT hospital site: maternity visitors pay and display car park; designated parking for blue badge holders.  Ingleside: free parking.

Visiting times: One named person can visit from 9am-9pm, with quiet time between 1pm and 3pm. Brothers and sisters of the newborn baby can visit from 6.30pm to 8pm. Two visitors are allowed at any one time between 6.30pm and 8pm.

Specialist Services

  • 24 hour Consultant obstetric care in pregnancy and birth
  • Maternity triage
  • Designated maternity theatre
  • Diabetes service
  • Early pregnancy unit
  • Dedicated tongue tie clinic
  • Breast feeding support team UNICEF BFI Level 3 accreditation

Specialist midwifery support for women with mental health issues, asylum seekers, refugees, FGM & HIV

  • Consultant Midwife in Normal Birth
  • Complex care ante-natal clinics
  • Ante Natal Day Unit
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Ante-Natal Education / Aqua natal / Birth & Beyond
  • Bereavement Midwives
  • Hypnobirthing (fee applies)
  • VBAC workshops
  • ECV Breech
  • Birth options clinic
  • Neonatal Special &Intensive Care Unit

Contact Us

Minerva Rd, Farnworth,
Bolton BL4 0JR

01204 390390 Go to Website