- Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
Name = Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
Org/Group = NHS Grampian
State = Scotland
Country = UK
HealthCare = NHS
Type = Specialist
Speciality = Maternity hospital
Emergency = No
University of Aberdeen Robert Gordon University
Founded = 1940s
Website = http://www.nhsgrampian.org/nhsgrampian/servlet/controller?p_service=Content.show&p_applic=CCC&pContentID=355
Wiki-Links = |
Aberdeen Maternity Hospital or AMH is a
hospitalin Aberdeen, Scotland. The buildings date from the late 1940s but have been updated and modernised since. It is part of the Aberdeen Joint Hospitals Scheme, envisaged by Professor Matthew Hayin the early 20th century. Between 4,000 and 5,000 babies are born at the hospital each year. The hospital is located in the Foresterhillarea of Aberdeenand serves the region of Grampianas well as the islands of Shetlandand Orkney.
antenataland postnatalcare is delivered through the five wards plus the labour ward. The wards are named after areas in Aberdeen.
The Scanning [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/ultrasound Department] is located within the hospital, as is the
Aberdeen Fertility Centre.
There is a thirty eight (10 intensive care) cot Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) situated in the hospital, which accepts referrals from all of
The [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/obsgynae/ Department] of
Obstetrics& Gynaecology, University of Aberdeenis based at the hospital which conducts a variety of research with an emphasis on obstetric epidemiology(including maternal mortality and morbidity), infertilityand the prevention of cancerin women. Aberdeen is also particularly known for its research into multiple pregnancy. The associated [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/dugaldbairdcentre/ Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women's Health] was set up in 1995 and is primarily a research unit, with consultative and teaching responsibilities. Current work focuses on a number of themes in reproductive health research and methodological development in evaluation. The Centre is named after Sir Dugald Baird, 1899-1986, Regius Professorof Midwifery, University of Aberdeen 1937-1965.
AMH is one of many teaching hospitals in
NHS Grampianwhere medical students, midwiferystudents and other health-care professionals are trained. The postgraduate centre is located in the MacGillivray Academic Centre, named after Professor Ian MacGillivray, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Aberdeen.
chapelis available on the ground floor of the hospital. A notable feature is a stained glass windowwas designed by Jennifer Jayne Baylisswhich depicts a baby supported by hands surrounded by birds, animals and plants.
* [http://www.nhsgrampian.org/nhsgrampian/gra_display_hospital.jsp;jsessionid=F985581899626CAFF14CDE0D74FC496D?pContentID=355&p_applic=CCC&p_service=Content.show& Aberdeen Maternity Hospital]
* [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/dugaldbairdcentre/ Dugald Baird Centre]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
University of Aberdeen School of Medicine — Infobox University name =Aberdeen Medical School latin name = established =1497 type =Medical school dean=Prof Michael Greaves MB ChB, MD, FRCPath, FRCP, FRCPE, FRCPSG head label= head = endowment = staff = faculty = students = undergrad =… … Wikipedia
Maud Hospital — NHS Grampian Geography Location Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Organisation Care system … Wikipedia
Chalmers Hospital — NHS Grampian Geography Location Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Organisation Care system Pu … Wikipedia
Dr Gray's Hospital — NHS Grampian Dome and clock Geography Location Elgin … Wikipedia
Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital — Infobox Hospital Name = Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital Org/Group = NHS Grampian Width = 150 Caption = Location = Region = Aberdeen State = Scotland Country = UK HealthCare = NHS Type = Specialist Speciality = Children s hospital Standards =… … Wikipedia
Raigmore Hospital — Infobox Hospital Name = Raigmore Hospital Org/Group = NHS Highland Caption = map type = latitude = longitude = Region = Inverness State = Scotland Country = UK Coordinates = HealthCare = NHS Scotland Type = Acute General Speciality = Standards =… … Wikipedia
Peterhead Community Hospital — is located in Peterhead, a coastal town approximately 32miles north of Aberdeen, Scotland. The services provided include a small midwife led maternity unit. In August 2005 Aberdeenshire Community Health Partnership issued a consultation document… … Wikipedia
Ninewells Hospital — NHS Tayside Ninewells Hospital Geography Location … Wikipedia
St Mary's Hospital, Manchester — For other uses, see Saint Mary s Hospital (disambiguation). St Mary s Hospital Geography Location Manchester, England, United Kingdom Organisation Care system Public NHS … Wikipedia
Tayside Children's Hospital — is a children s hospital in Dundee, Scotland and is attached to Ninewells Hospital. It serves children who live in Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross and north east Fife and, as such, it was so named after a region rather than a city to reflect the … Wikipedia