The state-of-the-art maternity centre is designed to offer mums the highest standard of care in a modern and comfortable environment. All the rooms in the midwife birth centre and delivery suite are equipped with en suite bathrooms and hydrotherapy baths.

The level 3 neonatal intensive care unit offers care for up to 23 babies and has six bedrooms with kitchen and lounge facilities for parents whose babies are being cared for on the unit. There are two fully-equipped, ultra-modern threatres.

The centre won the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity Award in 2009 for "tailoring services to the needs of the fathers".

Address: Maternity Centre, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, City General Hospital, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6QG

Telephone number: 01782 715444  01782 715444  (switchboard)

Website: University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

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Information supplied August 2012.