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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:-



'I feel it is important to relay my experience back to let the staff know they are doing a brilliant job! I would like them to know I appreciated all they did for myself, my family and our beautiful baby girl.'

Patient, Labour Ward, Darlington Memorial Hospital