Neonatal Unit


Local Neonatal Unit providing special care, high dependency and intensive care to babies born at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT; includes Leighton Hospital, Crewe; the Victoria Infirmary, Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre, Winsford) and within the local neonatal network.

Service Details

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Ward 22, Leighton Hospital , Middlewich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 4QJ (directions displayed on map)
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Service Type:
Health and Wellbeing
Age Range:
From birth
Age Band:
  • Early Years (Under 5)
No Cost
Is a referral required?:
Additional Referral Information:
Referrals are accepted from the labour ward, postnatal ward and other Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
Eligibility criteria:
Only babies requiring neonatal care can be admitted.
Waiting List:
There is no waiting list for this service.
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Face to face
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • Alsager
  • Congleton
  • Crewe
  • Knutsford
  • Macclesfield
  • Nantwich
Service operates in the following neighbouring local authorities:
  • Cheshire West and Chester
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
  • Translated Material
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Large print material and translated material available upon request.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible

Opening Times

Days service available:
Opening Times - Monday:
24 hours
Opening Times - Tuesday:
24 hours
Opening Times - Wednesday:
24 hours
Opening Times - Thursday:
24 hours
Opening Times - Friday:
24 hours
Opening Times - Saturday:
24 hours
Opening Times - Sunday:
24 hours
Additional Opening Times:

This page was last updated on 04 January 2018

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This page was last updated on 04 January 2018


Contact Details

Contact Name:
Lynn Pessol (Ward Manager)
01270 612077