Maternity and Neonatal Units
Until 2006 the hospital provided neonatal intensive and special care associated with in-patient maternity services. Births at the hospital were often those that could involve complications; uncomplicated births were usually at home or at the nearby Buckredden Maternity Home in Kilwinning. People who were born in the area are often interested in the hospital for genealogical reasons.
Ayrshire Paediatric services were centralised at Crosshouse in July 2006.
Maternity services moved to the new Ayrshire Maternity Unit at Crosshouse Hospital in August 2006.
Famous quotes containing the words units and/or maternity:
“Even in harmonious families there is this double life: the group life, which is the one we can observe in our neighbours household, and, underneath, anothersecret and passionate and intensewhich is the real life that stamps the faces and gives character to the voices of our friends. Always in his mind each member of these social units is escaping, running away, trying to break the net which circumstances and his own affections have woven about him.”
—Willa Cather (18731947)
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—Letty Cottin Pogrebin (20th century)