If you’re planning to give birth at Lewisham hospital, this is the place for you! I’ve collated as much info about the hospital and maternity unit so you have one place to go for everything you need to know!
First up, getting there! The University Lewisham hospital address is:
University Hospital Lewisham
High Street, Lewisham
London, SE13 6LH
The Albacore Crescent entrance to the hospital has more direct access to the birth centre and women's health ward on the ground floor. There are 3 car parks at the hospital with limited parking. Charges are £2 for the first hour and £1 for every 30 minutes after. You are issued a ticket on entering the car park and pay via the ticket machine when leaving. You can find alternative parking here: https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/lewisham_hospital/?arriving=202012021930&leaving=202012022130
Next up, where everything is!
The birth center is on the ground floor of the women and children’s wing in the pink zone.
Anderson delivery suite is on the 3rd floor, green zone.
Antenatal ward is on the 5th floor of the green zone.
The Mat 5 postnatal ward is on the 5th floor, green zone.
Women's Health is on the ground floor green zone - many women will go here for scans and gestational diabetes or jaundice clinics etc.
Below is a virtual tour of maternity at University Lewisham hospital https://youtu.be/sRs76zo4cbk
Birth center tour: https://youtu.be/GbFjBp56udM
Anderson delivery suite tour: https://youtu.be/9uHYF6pMvno
Antenatal ward tour:
Mat 5 (postnatal ward): https://youtu.be/AHtBokV5Pgs
Updated guidance re visitors and birth partners below as of 12th April
You can contact maternity on the following channels:
You can also get up to date information from the Lewisham Maternity Voices Partnership on Facebook.