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Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit

We operate early pregnancy assessment units across 4 of our sites:

Bishop Auckland Hospital & Darlington Memorial Hospital
Centralised Contact Number: 01325 743363 (24hrs a day)

Shotley Bridge Community Hospital & University Hospital North Durham
Centralised contact number: 0191 3332909 (24hrs a day)

Referral Criteria:

- Vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy over 7 week's gestation.

- Pain in early pregnancy ASAP if ectopic pregnancy has not already been ruled out

Patients can be seen without the above symptoms if they have a previous history of:-



'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital