Joint Obstetric/HIV Clinic
This clinic combines the expertise of the medical, midwifery and
nursing teams from Saint Mary's Fetal and Maternal Medicine
Department, Manchester Specialist Midwifery Service and the HIV
Consultants and Specialist Nurses at the Hathersage Centre. The
teams work closely with the Neonatologist, Dr Akash Rania. We
ensure comprehensive and cohesive care for our HIV positive mothers
to minimise the risk of HIV transmission to their babies, even
through the most challenging of pregnancies.
Our staff include:
- Dr K Chan, Consultant in Fetal and Maternal Medicine.
- Dr Margaret Kingston, Consultant in Genitourinary
- Dr Orla McQuillan, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine.
- Mrs Sharon Wilson, Clinical Lead Midwife HIV/Sexual
- The HIV Specialist Nursing Team at MCSH.
The HIV Antenatal clinic is run by Dr Chan and is held in the
Antenatal Department, Ground Floor, Saint Mary's Hospital on the
first and third Thursday of every month.
Medical HIV pregnancy clinic is run by Drs Kingston and
McQuillan at the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health, Hathersage
Centre every Thursday morning.
Conditions dealth with:
- HIV positive pegnant women.
- Women exposed to HIV during pregnancy.
What is offered to patients?
The antenatal HIV clinic offers optimal management of the
pregnancy, ensuring wellbeing of the baby and deciding on best way
to deliver the baby.
The Medical HIV pregnancy clinic offers HIV treatment and
follow-up and management of related conditions.
How do I access the service?
You can be referred by your GP or self referral to either the
Manchester Centre for Sexual Health or Antenatal Department, Saint