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Brockington Mother and Baby Unit - Perinatal Mental Health Support

NHS funded services

The Brockington Unit also known as the 'Mother and Baby Unit' is an eight bedded unit situated within St. George's Hospital, Stafford.

The Brockington Unit is a specialist facility which can accommodate 8 mothers and their babies (babies who are up to 12 months prior to admission). We also admit pregnant women who are 32 weeks pregnant or above.

What we do

The service provides assessment, treatment and care for women suffering from mental health problems associated with pregnancy and childbirth including severe post-natal depression and puerperal psychosis.

Who can refer?

  • GPs
  • Midwives
  • Health Visitors
  • Liaison
  • RAID
  • Crisis
  • CMHT
  • Maternity / Obstetrician

Where can I find further information?

Please visit our website.


Referrals are accepted by telephoning the ward on 01785 221560

Who to contact

01785 221554 - secretary
01785 221560 - the ward
Go to MPFT website

Other Mother and Baby Units are available across the UK. 

If you require further information on any of these mother-baby units, please c speak to your Health Visitor and or GP. 

Where to go

The Brockington Mother & Baby Unit
St. Georges Hospital
Corporation Street
ST16 3AG Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)
Last updated: 14 Mar 2023
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