Congratulations on your pregnancy!
The staff at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust extend a warm welcome to you and your family. We wish to offer a safe and high quality service.
Our aim is to be sensitive to your physical and emotional needs and to be flexible in our care so that your individual wishes are met.
We want to keep you well informed so that you can make informed choices. Please do not hesitate to ask questions and seek advice at any time. We hope that the information on this website will be helpful to you during your pregnancy.
Based at Leighton Hospital, we have both Consultant-led and Midwifery-led units, providing care in a semi-rural area undertaking approximately 3,000 births per year.
The service was named as "Midwifery Service of the Year" 2015 by the Royal College of Midwives in March 2015 - click here for further details about the award.
“Our aim is to provide a hospital of excellence for the local community, by continually striving to provide a first class service to meet the local needs.
“By setting high standards and being innovative we will meet the challenge of a modern NHS. At Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, we will inspire others by providing dedicated, highly motivated and appropriately trained staff, and by using resources available, we will provide a diverse health care service specifically targeting the needs of our local community.”
Women having babies with us are provided with the safest care available, according to a recent independent assessment. Our Maternity services underwent the thorough review in early 2014 and achieved the highest rating provided by the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST). For further information on this achievement, please see the press release which was issued in April 2014 - In Safe Hands - Maternity Amongst UK's Safest.
The Maternity Unit provides services for all women. The unit consists of: