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Maternity Services and DVA

Midwives in the Maternity Service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Trust make routine inquiries regarding domestic violence (DV) when women access the service. This enables identification of where DV is occuring and an appropriate response or referral-on. It is a particularly important service given women's increased risk of DV during pregnancy. 

Who to contact


You can refer yourself to a midwife at Lewisham Hosptial, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich, or Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup by calling or texting the 'Call the Midwife' hotline: 07787 841 986.


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