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Maternity Services

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides midwifery care to women living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale – an area covering 3,400 square miles.

Click on the links below to find out more about our maternity units and contact details:

Access our online ante natal classes set in the maternity unit where our midwives and physiotherapists will tell you all about giving birth at York Hospital from early labour to what happens when you get home.

Useful maternity information and support groups

Follow this link to our information page for details of local groups, what to bring into hospital, maternity patient leaflets, useful websites and much more.

Maternity Services Liaison Committee: Vale of York

The Maternity Services Liaison Committee (MSLC) works in partnership with local Maternity services at York and service users to provide a forum, bringing together the providers and stakeholders involved in maternity care to advise upon local maternity services.

The aim of the MSLC is to ensure that maternity service commissioners, the Vale of York CCG and the local maternity services hear and take account of the views of women and families using the service.

If you have recently used maternity services in the last 2 years and would like to contribute or be part of this group then please contact Liz Ross, Head of Midwifery on 01904 725343 or e-mail:

‘It’s important we hear what women want and how we can develop our service to meet local needs and work towards national recommendations from the Better Births maternity services review 2016. Local women are encouraged to assist in shaping the delivery of maternity services to meet the needs of the local users’. 

We would love to know what you think about our online antenatal classes. To take part in a quick survey to let us know your comments click here. 

If you have any questions which are not answered in the online classes speak to your midwife.


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