Darlington and Bishop Auckland have a Bereavement Counsellor,
Sharon Tilley, who provides practical and emotional support
following pregnancy loss.
Sharon offers a confidential counselling service for families
following pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, ending a pregnancy
for fetal abnormality, ectopic pregnancies, stillbirth and early
Although women are offered the Bereavement Midwife's contact
details in all of the clinical areas following loss, women are also
able to self refer. Referrals are also accepted from multiple
Appointments are available at Darlington Memorial Hospital (day
time) and Bishop Auckland General Hospital (day time and
Sessions are available for parents on an individual basis or as
a couple and for family members.
Annual remembrance services are held at Darlington, Bishop
Auckland and Durham.
For details of the Remembrance Services at UHND and DMH please
contact the Chaplains on 0191 3332185 / 01325 743029.
The service also offers a support group which meets every two
months starting from 6.30pm in the Methodist Church, Cockton Hill
Road, Bishop Auckland.
For details of the Remembrance Services at UHND and DMH
please contact the Chaplains on 0191 3332185 / 01325
For further information, including advice, counselling, funeral
arrangements, please contact Sharon Tilley on 07980 729859.
There is also a nurse/counsellor within the Fertility Control
Services who provides counselling before and after termination of
'Care received was fantastic and I was very well looked after
and very impressed.'
Patient, Day Surgery, Darlington Memorial Hospital