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


Jessop Wing visiting guidance - 28th March 2022

  • Up to two birthing partners can be present during labour and birth.
  • A birthing/nominated partner, one additional adult and your own children can visit on the antenatal and postnatal wards. Children must be always accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • A partner or a nominated support person can attend all scan appointments and antenatal appointments. There may still be times when people are required to wait outside of the waiting area to maintain safe distancing throughout the department.
  • Two parents, or one parent and an additional adult, can visit the Neonatal Unit with negative COVID-19 PCR testing provided by the Neonatal unit weekly.
  • Visitors must not attend if feeling unwell.

Tommy's App

Jessop Wing is using Tommy's App, which is a new digital tool designed to improve maternity care in the UK and has been developed for women and maternity staff to use together throughout your pregnancy care.

Find our more here


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.

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

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



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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