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Maternity Services

Just found out you're pregnant?

Here's what to do next...

Need to consider your pregnancy options?

If you are pregnant and worried, you are not alone, we are here to help.

We are a holistic service based at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals for women stressed by an unwanted pregnancy who wish to discuss their options.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality care before, during and after treatment and make sure that you have enough support to help you to make the decision that is best for you.

We will support you every step of the way.

Please see Termination of Pregnancy (Abortion) Service for more information.


Self-referral service for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals ( Includes Royal Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital)

As soon as you find out you are pregnant you have the option to book your maternity care directly with Lancashire teaching Hospitals instead of seeing your GP; we encourage you to do this as soon as possible so you can see your midwife and have your early screening tests.

When you submit the form our booking team will arrange your first booking appointment and also notify your GP of your pregnancy.

It is now routine practice for women to be seen on their own for the first 10 minutes of their appointment

Your booking appointment will between 9-13 weeks of pregnancy.

Before Referring to our services please note on the referral form:

1. Only select yes for the question "Would you like more information on homebirth" if you are interested in having your baby at home.

2. Choosing Chorley Birth Centre:  if you wish to birth at Chorley then this is a freestanding midwifery unit staffed by midwives only. 

To self-refer to our services, please use this link.


Get in touch

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Preston Road



01257 261222

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane




01772 716565

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