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Within labour suite we encourage birthing partners to be present acknowledging their important role in supporting women and the impact on their birth experience.
Birthing partners are encouraged to update friends and family on a woman’s progress thus limiting the number of direct calls to labour suite and ensuring that women remain informed and at the centre of all discussions surrounding communication of their babies birth.
Visiting within high dependency will be determined by the woman’s condition. Partners will be supported to visit and any additional visitors will be guided by the woman’s condition and activity within the area.
Visiting 10.00-22.00, Immediate family only
Standard postnatal visiting
Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, which is adjacent to Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Alexandra Parade, has 140 beds and provides maternity and special care baby unit/ITU facilities for neonates.
Be Ready For Baby! We have a selection of videos showing you around the Princess Royal Maternity Unit. The videos are in sections showing the locations within the unit that you will use when you come in to have your baby; from the entrance to the post natal ward. You can access the videos now, in multiple languages, at: www.yoube.com/nhsggc
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Clinic 1 - 0141 211 5309 Diabetic
Clinic 2 - 0141 211 5272
Clinic 3 - 0141 211 5233
For women with high-risk pregnancies.
A 24 hour service for women booked at the Princess Royal Maternity who have any concerns or anxieties about their health or pregnancy.
24 hour advice line
The Healthcare Chaplains for the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital can be contacted on 0141 211 4661.
There is a small Chapel on the 4th floor of the Maternity Hospital. It is open 24 hours a day and offers a peaceful space for patients, visitors and staff for the purposes of reflection, meditation and prayer. There is also a Quiet Room adjacent to the chapel.
The Chaplaincy Service delivers spiritual and religious care to all people. Spiritual care addresses the fundamental human need to have a sense of peace, security and hope particularly in the context of injury, illness or loss. Healthcare Chaplains do this by being attentive to the patient’s story, looking for sources of strength and resilience, valuing the person and what is most important to them. Religious care can be a crucial aspect of this. Healthcare Chaplains work with other NHS staff to ensure that these needs are met and, where appropriate, in partnership with local faith and belief groups.
Please visit our web page for more information on the Spiritual Care and Healthcare Chaplaincy Service.
An NHS Healthcare Chaplain is always on-call and ward staff can arrange for them to be paged. A Roman Catholic Priest is also available at all times.General Tel: 0141 211 4661