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Frank Shaw Ward

Conquest Hospital
The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 7RD
Tel: 0300 131 4500 Ext: 770498

Frank Shaw Ward is situated on Level 1 at Conquest Hospital. It has a 5-bedded Transitional Care Bay (midwives are responsible for the mothers and SCBU nurses for the babies).

  • B Bay – has four beds and is used for the C-section mothers so they are close by for monitoring
  • C Bay – four bedded postnatal
  • D Bay – four bedded postnatal
  • F Bay – has four beds and is used for the C-Section mothers so they are close by for monitoring
  • In addition there are three side rooms available.

The midwives provide individualised postnatal care to women. Transitional care for the neonates is provided by the Nurses from SCBU. Midwives provide postnatal care to the mother whose baby is receiving transitional care. The length of stay for a postnatal woman can be between six hours and five days.

For more informaton about the Frank Shaw Ward visit our Maternity pages.

Frank Shaw Ward is in the West Wing on Level 1 (see map below).

Contact and visiting information

0300 131 4500 Ext: 770498

Visiting Times
Partners – 9.00am to 9.00pm
Mother’s own children – 9.00am to 6.00pm
Visitors – 2.00pm to 8.00pm

Please note
Due to Coronavirus, visiting is severely restricted. Please see Visiting restrictions at Conquest Hospital for more information.