Skip to content

Maternity Services

Just found out you're pregnant?

Here's what to do next...

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. We encourage partners or anyone else you would like to be present to attend so we can share information and involve everyone.

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 click the badgernet lcon below

Badgernet Icon

Get in touch

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Preston Road



01257 261222

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane




01772 716565

LTHTR logo logo image
GIRFT Hub Accreditation Badge and RCS logo image
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity logo image
Baby Beat Appeal logo image
Rosemere Cancer Foundation logo image
BSL Logo logo image
Veteran Aware logo image
Accessable logo image
Sunflower Lanyard Scheme logo image
NHS Choices logo image
Website Feedback