Jessop Wing

The Jessop Wing opened in 2001 and is a purpose built maternity unit where approximately 7,000 babies are born every year.

In addition to a 22 bed labour ward, there are three postnatal wards and one antenatal ward, an admission Triage area and a High Dependency Unit. One of the postnatal wards specialises in caring for women who have had a caesarean section. In addition the Jessop Wing Community Midwifery Service attend approximately 200 homebirths per year.

The Jessop Wing also provides neonatal intensive care and special care for sick and premature babies born in Sheffield and those transferred from other units who require this expertise.

On the ground floor of the Jessop Wing is the Antenatal Clinic and Gynaecology Outpatient Clinic. The Gynaecology Service also includes two wards on G Floor of the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

The Jessop Wing also has an Assisted Conception Unit for women who require this specialist treatment.

The Jessop Wing has disabled access and there are facilities for the disabled.

For more information about the services available at the Jessop Wing click here

 

COVID-19 Maternity service guidance

Jessop Wing teams are taking all precautions possible to limit the spread of COVID-19. As a result we have put in place the following restrictions to safeguard our mums and babies as far as possible. This is in line with national maternity services.

• Only one birth partner is allowed either in labour or at an elective caesarean section. This person must be COVID-19 symptom free and not self-isolating

• After the baby is born there will be no access to the postnatal wards for the partner or family.

This has been a difficult decision but we have to do all we can to limit the spread of this virus and we would ask for your understanding during this unprecedented time.
 

Important information about antenatal appointments - COVID19

Please attend your routine antenatal care appointment at the Jessop Wing Hospital as planned if you are well.

To help limit the spread of Coronavirus please:

• Come to your antenatal appointment alone if possible (if we can reduce the numbers attending the department it will allow for better social distancing)
• Children under 16 will not be allowed in the department.
• If you have a fever or new persistent cough or are in self-isolation due to a family member being symptomatic of Covid-19 please contact us before coming to your antenatal appointment on: 0114 2712866.

 Thank you for your support.
 


 

Antenatal and Newborn screening tests

The link below gives information about Screening Tests for You and Your Baby. The webpage also shows the information in various languages and links to an mp3 audio file for people with sight loss.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/screening-tests-for-you-and-your-baby-description-in-brief

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/screening-tests-abnormality-pregnant/

This link below provides an easy read version of the booklets for each of the antenatal and newborn screening tests.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/screening-tests-for-you-and-your-baby-easy-guides

The following link covers all the newborn screening tests taken in the Neonatal Unit and comes in other languages too.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/screening-tests-for-you-and-your-baby-babies-in-special-care-units

 


 

Staying safe online

It has come to our attention recently that a fake Facebook account (calling itself a variation on Nhs Sheffield) has been set up in an attempt to engage with patients who use our services at Jessop Wing pretending to be a member of staff.

This account has been reported to Facebook and the relevant authorities have also been informed.

Our staff do not contact patients through Facebook and make requests for them to send personal details or information. We will never use Facebook or similar platforms to contact you as a patient.

Our official Trust Facebook presence is a page which can be found here

Patient Information

For jessops patient informaiton resources please click here

Patient information videos

Please click here for patient information videos


 

 Accessibility Guide for the Jessop Wing

 

 
 

Additional Information

Getting in touch with our wards

There are several ways to contact us depending on the information that you require.

If you know the Ward which you want to call simply call 226 9696 and then state the name of the Ward when prompted.

Main Switchboard - 0114 271 1900

Labour Ward/Admissions - 0114 226 1035
 

 
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