Kensington Wing

Private maternity unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London offers Consultant Obstetrician and midwife led delivery within the safest hospital in UK

Private maternity

The birth of a new baby is a very special moment for any family. The Kensington Wing at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is designed to provide you and your baby with the best possible care to ensure that your stay is as relaxed as possible. 

We offer a wide range of bespoke options for the various stages of pregnancy to meet your individual needs including both Consultant and midwifery led care packages.

Of the 5,000 babies delivered each year at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, more than 700 patients choose to deliver their baby privately at The Kensington Wing.

The Kensington Wing offers you the peace of mind of having the comfort of private care with the clinical back-up of one of the safest hospitals in the UK. This means we provide:

  • Choice of midwifery or Consultant led private care
  • 24/7 on-call consultant obstetricians
  • 24/7 resident consultant obstetric anaesthetists
  • One to one midwife care in labour
  • Baby check completed by a consultant neonatologist
  • Specialist breastfeeding support from our infant feeding team
  • Postnatal physiotherapy advice

The Kensington Wing is a private maternity hospital located in one of the most modern NHS teaching hospitals in the UK and our hospital is defined by our commitment to deliver the highest quality care and experience, and is among the safest in the country.  This means that should mum or baby require access to critical care services the Kensington Wing is co-located with a level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and has an on-site adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 

The Kensington Wing team comprises a full range of experienced professionals who are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of care as they guide and support you and your family while you welcome your baby into the world.

The Kensington Wing is the only private maternity hospital in London to be fully accredited in the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative which recognises maternity units that adopt internationally recognised standards of best practice in the care of both mothers and babies.

For the ultimate luxurious birthing experience The Kensington Wing has an exclusive postnatal maternity suite which has been designed with the family in mind. 

Location

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

The Kensington Wing is located on the 3rd Floor. It has 16 individual rooms and a private suite all providing you with the privacy and comfort you require. All rooms are designed to feel like a home away from home and include en-suite facilities and Wi-Fi access. Our rooms are designed with your family in mind, equipped with custom beds designed for your partner. We offer services you would expect in a hotel and our friendly team is on hand to provide 24-hour room service.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is a contemporary environment with open plan spaces and a transparent roof over a five storey main atrium—and the first hospital ever awarded Museum Accreditation by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. Through the Hospital Arts programme, we have displayed more than 1,500 works of art throughout the building and regularly arrange concerts and performances for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. 

Contact

T: 020 3315 8616
E: kensington@chelwest.nhs.uk

Access

Midwifery-led care

Midwifery led care is delivered by a team of seven dedicated midwifes on Kensington Wing and you can choose to self-refer through contacting the Kensington Wing on 0203 315 8616 or emailing them Kensington@chelwest.nhs.uk.

Consultant-led care

Consultant Obstetricians are booked directly by yourself through the Consultant secretary.  Please refer to the consultant guide for their contact information.

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