Liverpool Women’s NHS Trust

The Liverpool Women’s NHS Trust is a one of the largest maternity and gynaecology units in the UK, with approximately 8,500 babies born each year.

The Trust sees 10,000 elective theatre cases, and 21,000 outpatient procedures performed each year. Its emergency room serves 12,000 patients, while the gynaecological department sees 15,000 new referrals annually.

The hospital offers tertiary services for feto-maternal medicine, gynaecological oncology, urogynaecology, endometriosis and reproductive medicine.

Liverpool Women’s is a Trust dedicated to obstetrics and gynaecology. There are many nationally and internationally renowned specialists who work in the hospital. It is however a small and friendly place for patients, staff and students.

Because the hospital has a very high through put of patients all students gain excellent experience in all the key clinical areas especially labour ward, outpatients, ambulatory operating, operating theatres and fetal medicine.

The hospital has been featured on Channel 4’s One Born Every Minute three times, which has further enhanced the national recognition of the hospital.

Feedback from students is very positive and they enjoy both the clinical activity and the friendly atmosphere of the hospital. Students are always very complementary about community experience, which is an integral part of the placement.

    Clinical skills provision

    Clinical skills training is provided by both senior and junior clinical staff. There are two specific sessions for third year students using state-of-the-art manikins. Skills are also taught in the clinical setting on a one-to-one basis.