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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 Medicine.
  • Dr Orla McQuillan, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine.
  • Mrs Sharon Wilson, Clinical Lead Midwife HIV/Sexual Health.
  • 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 Mary's Hospital.


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