**Updated 14 April 2021
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s Maternity Services remain committed
to facilitating support for pregnant women throughout their pregnancy and
We recognise the value of the support of a partner, relative or friend
for pregnant women when accessing maternity care services.
pleased to say that we can now welcome support partners to all antenatal
appointments including early pregnancy assessment and antenatal day unit.
Maternity Team have carried out risk assessments in all areas and we continue
to review these in line with national guidelines.
for women and support partners:
partners should be a member of your household or support bubble
ask that no children attend for any maternity appointments or scans
must be worn at all times
and support partners must regularly wash/sanitise their hands with the washing
facilities/hand gels provided
partners should not attend if they have symptoms of Covid-19 or isolating
and support partners to maintain the two-metre social distance from others
We continue to welcome support partners onto Labour Ward for all admissions, induction
of labour and on Wharncliffe Ward for two hours per day, at pre-arranged times.
We would like to thank all women and families using TRFT Maternity and
Gynaecology Services for their ongoing support and patience during these
If you have any questions please contact the Maternity Services on 01709 424347.