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Maternity Unit

Ward 34 RVI

Ward 34 is the antenatal ward located on our Maternity Unit.  

We care for women who develop complications during pregnancy and need specialist care which can be provided by our specially-trained doctors and midwives.


     Maternity Ward 34 rest room

How to find us

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Ward 34 is on level four of the Leazes wing at the RVI.

  • Take the lift or stairs behind Main Reception to level four.
  • The Maternity Reception desk is the first desk you will see.
  • From here you will be directed to the ward.

How to get to the hospital

Staff you are likely to meet

Midwives and health care assistants care for the women on the antenatal ward. You will be seen daily by a consultant or a member of their team. You may receive regular scans or monitoring, have regular blood pressure or other tests to monitor your condition.


Maternity staff on ward 34 Nov14

Things you need to know

  • Please remember that security is extremely important on our Maternity Unit. Doors are always locked and all visitors must press the intercom and speak to a member of staff  to access the wards.
  • Partners and your own children may visit from 8 in the morning until 8:30 in the evening and there is a rest period from 12 noon until 2pm when all visitors are asked to leave the ward.
  • Please ask all other visitors to come between 2pm and 3.30pm and 6pm to 7.30 pm.
  • Do remember – only three visitors are allowed at the bedside at any one time. There is a waiting area at maternity reception between visits.
  • Please make sure that only your own children visit. Other children aged ten years and younger will not be allowed onto the ward.

More information

We are based on Level four of the Leazes Wing at the RVI in Newcastle.

For more information about Ward 34, please contact:

  • Midwife in charge - Jennifer McDermott
  • tel: 0191 282 5634
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