Whether you are expecting a baby or thinking of starting a family, we are delighted that you are considering us for your care. We are a small, professional, and friendly team supporting approximately 2,500 mothers per year.
Our aim is for you to have a safe and fully informed pregnancy and birth experience, resulting in a healthy mother and baby. We like to offer parents a choice of where they give birth, and our priority is to provide high quality care. This can be in the Maternity Unit, our new Birth Centre or at home.
We are a team that include caring midwives and experienced specialist doctors (obstetricians), led by Joanne Hayward, Head of Maternity & Neonatal Services. We are supported by our other healthcare professionals from the Neonatal Unit and across the hospital to provide you with the most comprehensive care. We always include the parents in any decisions made, keeping you fully informed and involved in your care and supporting you to make the right decisions for you and your baby. We also encourage you to tell us about your needs and expectations.
Our Unit includes:
We invite you to register your pregnancy with us any time after the sixth week of your pregnancy.
If you are looking to book your pregnancy care with us, please click here:
Please feel free to explore all the useful information on our website, to help guide you from pre-conception, all the way through your pregnancy, labour, birth and caring for your baby.
Please note: Where the term ‘women’ is used on this page, this refers to all birthing people.
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Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.