The women’s health unit is based at the Royal Vitoria Infirmary (RVI). We care for people with a variety of gynaecological conditions and offer a comprehensive range of services.
Care is provided by a team of consultants, doctors and nurse specialists who have expert knowledge in this area.
We aim to offer our patients efficient and rapid access to the treatment of their choice. We provide excellent clinical services in a modern purpose-built environment, and we have disabled access and toilet facilities. A parent and child room is nearby.
- Heavy Menstrual Bleeding clinic
- Rapid access/pelvic mass clinic
- Continence clinic
- Vulval Disorders Clinic
- Hysteroscopy clinic
- Mirena coil insertion clinic
- Sedation service
- Termination of pregnancy service
- Continence clinic held at the Benfield Park Clinic
- Pregnancy loss service held at the Battlehill Clinic in Wallsend
There are a number of ways you can be referred to our service. This includes, directly from our cervical screening services, your GP or another service within Newcastle Hospitals.
The unit is open 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
We hold a number of clinics each day. Morning clinics run from 9am to 12noon and afternoon clinics from 2pm to 5pm. These times may vary.
The Royal Victoria Infirmary is a large teaching hospital. We regularly have medical students, student nurses and student midwives attending our clinics. We will ask your permission for the students to be present during your consultation or examination.
Where to find us
The women’s health unit is on level two of New Victoria Wing at the RVI, behind the food court.