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Pregnancy Assessment Unit (PAU) in Derby

The Pregnancy Assessment Unit (PAU) cares for women from 20 weeks of pregnancy and up to 6 weeks postnatal.

PAU is situated within the Antenatal Clinic, Level 1, Maternity and Gynaecology Block, Royal Derby Hospital.

Contact directly on 01332 785 796

Reasons for referral to PAU include:

  • reduced fetal movements
  • raised blood pressure or proteinuria
  • abdominal pain or bleeding in pregnancy (if you are less than 20 weeks you will be cared for at the gynaecology assessment unit)
  • labour
  • spontaneous ruptured membranes (waters have broken)
  • community midwife referral for growth scan
  • possible infection or wound breakdown

If heavily bleeding please attend your nearest A&E department.