Maternity bereavement support services


Who is the service for?

Bereaved new parents and families whose baby is stillborn or miscarried on the maternity unit.           

What does the service provide?

Support and home visits for bereaved new parents and their families.

Who will patients meet?

One of the bereavement midwives from the hospital. Dawn Littler from North Manchester General Hospital or Sue Brierley from ROH The Royal Oldham Hospital.

When is the service available?

The days are flexible, the bereavement midwives will contact you by phone and arrange to visit you at home after you have been discharged.

Where is the service provided?

Rochdale, Oldham, Bury and North Manchester areas.

Department contact details

Susan Brierley - The Royal Oldham Hospital  -


Dawn Littler - North Manchester General Hospital