Maternity Services

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 2nd March 2007.

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Photo of Eleanor Scott Eleanor Scott Green

Question S2W-31978

To ask the Scottish Executive whether the new Larbert hospital will have a maternity unit that can deal with bleeding during pregnancy.

Photo of Andy Kerr Andy Kerr Labour

It is for the NHS board to ensure that the maternity service provided meets local needs and that all staff have the skills to manage obstetric and neonatal emergencies.

NHS Forth Valley will continue to provide a full range of community and in-patient maternity services. The new Larbert hospital will have a maternity department which can deal with a wide range of elective and emergency issues including bleeding during pregnancy.

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