The maternity ward is a 24 bedded ward with mixed ante and post natal patients.

Infant hearing screening is carried out in the ward.

Location

The Maternity Ward is on the 2nd floor of the new wing (phase 3) at Victoria Hospital, and can be reached by using the 'Maternity Unit' entrance.

 

We’re here to help.

Please speak to one of the staff if there is anything you want to tell us or would like us to know. 

 

Visiting Times

Partners – 10:00 - 20:00, Monday to Sunday

Other visitors - 14:00-20:00 Monday to Sunday

No children under 12 permitted to visit unless they are patients own children.

We recognise the importance of nutrition in hospital and on that basis we aim to protect mealtimes for patients. If you would like to be involved please speak to the Nurse in Charge 

What to expect on my ward:

The Senior Charge Nurse is: Lynn David

It is my responsibility to make sure that the ward team deliver high quality care that is person-centred, safe and effective.

What this means for you:

Person – Centred

  • We will treat all patients, carers, relatives and staff with care and compassion and value them as individuals.
  • We will ensure that our patients are informed about and involved in their care. With permission we will ensure that their carers are also involved.

Safe

  • We will ensure the environment is a safe place that is clean and well maintained.
  • We will speak to our patients frequently to ensure their safety and comfort
  • We will minimise the risk of infection by following NHS Fife’s Standard Infection Control Precautions.
  • We will monitor standards of care and practice through a range of quality improvement measures and take action to improve care where necessary.

 

Effective

  • We will take action if clinical practice and standards fall below an acceptable standard.
  • We will welcome and act upon any feedback received from patients, carers, relatives or staff.
  • Staff will be encouraged and supported to develop their knowledge and skills.

 

We do not want you to go away feeling unhappy with any aspect of your experience. If you would like to talk to us about this then please speak with the nurse in charge.

Alternatively we would be pleased to receive your feedback via the following websites:

 

 

Contact

For more information contact the Maternity Ward on extension 29242


Contacts

For more information contact

NHS Fife, Switchboard 
Tel: 01592 643355
By Post: NHS Fife, Hayfield House Hayfield Road Kirkcaldy Fife KY2 5AH

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