Some maternity and women's hospitals run specialist hyperemesis clinics. So far we know of:
- Birmingham Women's Hospital (see Birmingham HG clinic)
- Queen's Hospital, Burton-onTrent, based in the Maternity Assessment Unit. This operates a similar protocol to Birmingham Women's Hospital
- Sheffield Hallam.
- We have heard of one in Bradford, but don't know in which hospital.
- There used to be one at the Royal Free Hospital in London, but we think it may not be running any more. Click for more information http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6993583.stm
- St Mary's in Manchester city centre has an Early Pregnancy/ Emergency Gynae Unit. Open 8.30am to 4.30pm, runs like an A&E department and offers IV drips, medication, antiemetic injections.
- Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford has a drop in clinic which acts like an HG day clinic. The consultant in charge is Mr Mark Waterstone.
- Hyperemesis Day Clinic at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex
- Whipp's Cross Hospital, London, has an emergency gynae bay which includes HG treatment. They use an HG protocol in A&E too.
- HG Day clinic, West Middlesex Hospital, West London, can be accessed by GP referral or via A&E/Urgent Care Centre
- HG Day clinic, Kingston Hospital, London. Access via EPAU, GP referral required for first visit then self referral.
- HG Day clinic, Lister Hospital, Stevenage
- HG Day clinic, EPAU, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby
- HG Day clinic, EAPU, Walsall Manor Hospital, Walsall
- HG Day unit, Northampton Hospital, Northampton
- HG Day clinic, Sheffield Hallam Hospital, Sheffield
- HG Day unit, Airedale Hospital, Keighley
- HG Day unit, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford
- James Cook Hospital, Middlesborough, contact the Maternity Assessment Unit
- Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, contact the Maternity Assessment Unit for rapid rehydration. self referral or referral by GP or community midwife
- Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, contact the Maternity Assessment Unit. must have GP or midwife referral
- HG day unit, Maternity Assessment Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. You call and get assessed over the phone then you can book you straight in.
These are day clinics where you can be admitted for fluids and antiemetics without having to stay overnight, so they are ideal if you have other children or simply don't want to suffer the discomfort of an overnight stay in hospital.
If you have any information about other clinics in the UK or maternity assessment units, please tell us about it using the form on the Your Comments page.