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Triage

In the Midwife Assessment Triage (Triage), we provide individualised advice and assessment to women in early labour both over the telephone and/or face-to-face. It is staffed by a senior midwife who will ask questions to ensure you and your baby are well. You may or may not be asked to come into hospital.

When asked to attend, your care is prioritised according to needs and we aim to see you within 30 minutes.

For more information about early labour, for example what to expect, coping strategies and when to contact the midwife, click here or refer to the “booking and antenatal” section of your maternity notes.

Also, if something is not quite right (e.g. suddenly starting to have an unusual pain, bleeding) and you want to speak to someone please get in touch with DAU or Triage out of hours.

Before 18 weeks, please contact your GP/midwife or in an emergency attend A&E.

Triage No Restric

Farida Kagimu
Senior Staff Midwife in Triage

Opening times:
Triage is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

Contact details:
Triage: 0208 934 2802
DAU: 0208 934 2358

Location : 1st floor of the main Maternity Unit

If you have any concerns after your baby is born or wish to ask for advice e.g. about breastfeeding please phone at any time and speak to a midwife for further assistance on 020 8546 7711 and ask to for bleep number 552.

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