Maternity Services - Royal Oldham

The Royal Oldham Hospital's £44m women and children's facility involves a major new purpose-built four storey building, new antenatal wards, labour delivery rooms, midwife-led birth centre, obstetric theatres, children's unit and paediatric theatre, and a brand new Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and was fully opened on 3 December 2012.

The Royal Oldham Hospital is now one of three specialist regional neonatal centres providing the highest level of intensive care to the smallest and most vulnerable babies. The NICU consists of 37 cots with 9 intensive care, 9 high dependency and 19 special care cots.

The new facilities are available for women from Oldham, Rochdale borough, Middleton and surrounding areas. Approximately 5,300 babies are expected to be delivered per year at the new maternity unit.

For more information, please speak with your midwife, doctor or nurse. Alternatively, you can contact the Maternity Care helpline on 0161 627 8177. Please note that if this line is unanswered, you may have to leave a message with your contact details and someone from the maternity team will call you back.

The videos below gives you an overview of the new maternity facilities available at the The Royal Oldham Hospital.


Birth Centre

Department contact details

Oldham Delivery Suite: 0161 627 8255

Additional information

Please find below a PDF of positive patient stories from patients treated at The Royal Oldham Hospital Maternity dept.