The Rainbow Clinic is a specialist service for women and their
families in a subsequent pregnancy following a stillbirth or
perinatal death. We care for families from the time of the
postnatal appointment to discuss investigations onwards and into a
The clinic provides additional scans to identify placental
dysfunction and detect complications early in a subsequent
pregnancy. We make use of the scanning methods pioneered in
Manchester Placental Clinic to look at the placenta in more detail.
In addition we provide continuity of care and additional
Our staff include:
Alexander Heazell, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Obstetrics
Suzanne Thomas, Midwife
Louise Stephens, Midwife
Victoria Holmes, Bereavement Midwife
Where is the clinic held?
5th Floor Tommy's Research Clinics
Saint Mary's Hospital
The clinic is held every Thursday
The secretary can be contacted on (0161) 701 0866, Monday -
Friday, 8.30 am - 4.30 pm.
Rainbow Clinic Midwife (0161) 701 6965
What is offered to the patient?
Women are offered:
- An ultrasound scan at 23 weeks and then at intervals throughout
- Consultant led care with midwifery support.
- Discussion regarding timing/mode of delivery.
How can I access the clinic?
Referral from your midwife/consultant.