Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust

Sat Sep 12 2009

Emergency Gynaecology Assessment Unit

The Emergency Gynaecology Assessment Unit is located on Ward 6X at Peterborough District Hospital.

It is open 9:00am to 12:30pm Monday to Friday and operates a limited service on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Unit is staffed by experienced Gynaecological nurses and an ultrasound sonagraher who undertake ultrasound scan assessments for gynaecology emergencies.  Following a scan, patients will be seen by a Gynaecology doctor who has Consultant support to decide ongoing care.

Suitable patients:

  • Vaginal bleeding or pain assessment in pregnancy up to 15 weeks in gestation
  • Ultrasound scan assessment for emergency admissions to Ward 6X
  • Dating scans for women referred to the Termination of Pregnancy Service
  • Any emergency Gynaecology assessment referred by GP's e.g. ectopic pregnancy or ovarian cyst

Referrals are taken from GPs, The Walk in Centre, Family Planning Service, Midwives or patients who self refer.

Patient Information leaflets available from the department:

  • Management of Miscarriage
  • Miscarriage Information
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Methotrexate Information leaflet
  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Inconclusive Scan Results (Pregnancy)
  • Ultrasound Scan Patient Information

 Staff name Job title
Dr R Moshy Consultant Radiologist
Sally EglinWard Sister
Celia DoodyDeputy Sister 
Tracey HydesDeputy Sister 
Tracey SansbyDeputy Sister 
SHO from Ward 6X (rotational) 
Consultant Gynaecologist (rotational)  
Janice NaylorAssistant General Manager
Bev Spencer Matron, Ward 6X 
Alison Chisnell Ward Clerk 
Lisa SchiavoneWard Clerk Assistant