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Early Pregnancy

Introduction

Our Early Pregnancy Clinic (EPC) provides a streamlined nurse led service always supported by junior doctors and Consultants as and when necessary for pregnant women with pain and bleeding in early pregnancy.

Who do we see?

  • Pregnant women with pain or/and bleeding in early pregnancy up to 20 weeks
  • Pregnant women with high risk of an ectopic pregnancy

What should you expect at your visit?
You will see a Nurse Specialist who will ask you for details of your symptoms and arrange for a scan where appropriate. You will be asked to provide a urine sample and you may be required to have some blood tests. The nurse will see you again after your scan and plan a treatment for you. You may have to return for blood tests or scans and will be advised. We endeavour to give you appointments that suit you but this may not always be possible.

You will be required to have an appointment to attend the clinic – 01582 718179.

Referral Process

  • Via GP
  • Via A&E
  • By calling the clinic

Procedures Provided

Miscarriage: Conservative, Medical and Surgical.
You will be offered treatment options along with leaflets. The nurse will explain the benefits and risks of the procedures. We also offer evacuation of retained products of conception with or without local anaesthetic for selected group of women only.

Clinics

Monday to Friday 08.00 – 12.30 (Last scan appointment at 11.30)

Clinic re starts every weekday afternoon at 14.00 for both early pregnancy patients and gynaecological patients. (Last scan at 16.00)

Weekends and Bank Holiday Emergency Services
Early pregnancy clinic.
We are open every Saturday morning and every bank holiday (except Christmas Day) – the clinic runs from 08.30 – 12.30 with (last scan 11.30) by appointment only, no walk-ins.

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Early Pregnancy (Maternity Services)

Mr S Das Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Sally Pardon Nurse/Sister/Manager
Krys Biggart Health Care Assistant (HCA)
Carol Johnson Health Care Assistant (HCA)
Lilia Hanson Sister
Jane Ward Sister
Miss Neela Mukhopadhaya Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical Director for Gynaecology

Useful Contacts

Bereavement Midwife Contact Number: 07790 564626
Direct telephone number:
01582 718179
Service Manager Heather Spackman
[email protected]
Business Manager Michelle Hicks
[email protected]
Clinical Director Miss Neelanjana Mukhopadhaya
[email protected]
Outpatients booking department: 01582 561385
Switchboard 01582 491166
General Manager Tanith Ellis
[email protected]
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