Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

The Labour Suite

Contact & visitor information

You will be cared for by midwives with medical facilities and doctors on hand if you need them.

a medium unit


births from Apr 2017 to Apr 2018

  • Epidural
  • Local Neonatal Unit (LNU)

Pain-relief options

  • Entonox (gas and air)
  • Epidural
Find out more about pain relief during labour

Having a baby here

During labour and birth

  • If you arrive in the early stages of labour
    • When you're in established labour you'll be admitted to the labour ward
  • Birth partners
    • You can have the following number of birth partners with you during labour: 2


* We’ve adjusted the data where it’s based on a small number of women to ensure confidentiality
Compared to the national average, women were:
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    Support services

    • Accessibility
      • Hearing problems: Maternity ward tour videos available in BSL. Sign language interpreters available.
    • Interpreting service
      • Maternity tour video available in other languages and interpreters can be arranged by hospital if you inform them of this requirement.

    General information

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    • Contact information
    • Car parking for women in labour
      • Drop-off point. Main car park is restricted to 4 hours, but staff will advise what to do if parking for longer.
      • drop off outside entrance
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