Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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

Obstetrics

The Obstetric Unit offers a state-of-the-art, individualised care for women before, during and after childbirth. Services include

  • Antenatal 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

Gynaecology

The Gynaecology Unit delivers compassionate, expert care for the full range of gynaecologic issues as well as expert minimally invasive surgical care across all gynaecologic 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
  • Cervical and ovarian screening
  • Colposcopy and treatment of abnormal smears
  • Gynaecological cancers

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