Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department provides a comprehensive and compassionate approach to women’s healthcare.

Obstetrics

The Obstetrics Unit offers state-of-the-art, individualised care for women before, during and after childbirth. We believe that all parents have the right to informed choices when making decisions concerning pregnancy. We endeavor to provide a supportive environment, guiding couples through their pregnancy and preparing them in the best possible way for this unique life event. Our maternity services include:

  • Pre-conception care and pregnancy diagnosis
  • Parentcraft classes
  • Low risk antenatal care
  • High risk pregnancy care
  • Fetal medicine including anomaly scans, amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling
  • Detailed anomaly scans
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Preterm labour (more than 28 weeks gestation)
  • Pregnancies in women with medical problems such as diabetes, renal and cardiovascular diseases
  • Epidural anaesthesia

Gynaecology

The Gynaecology Unit delivers compassionate, expert care for a full range of gynaecological issues as well as expert minimally invasive surgical care across all gynaecological disciplines including benign gynaecology, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, fibroids, hysterectomies and gynaecological oncology. Services include:

  • Treatment of early pregnancy complications such as hyperemesis gravidarum (nausea and vomiting), threatened miscarriages, ectopic pregnancies
  • Menstrual disorders such as irregular or heavy periods
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Investigation and management of ovarian cysts
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery  including removal of ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy, removal of ovarian masses, division of adhesions, treatment of endometriosis  and hysterectomy
  • Cervical cancer screening and management of abnormal Pap smears including colposcopy and large loop excision of transformation zone (LLETZ / LEEP)
  • Ovarian screening including genetic counselling, pelvic scans and tumour markers
  • Hysteroscopy including endometrial curettage, removal of endometrial polyps, resection of fibroids and endometrial ablation for heavy periods
  • Gynaecological cancers

The provision of fetal medicine and gynaecological cancer is undertaken by accredited subspeciality consultants..

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