Following the heavy rain last night, a section of Wallingford Community Hospital has been affected by flooding resulting in the temporary closure of the Midwifery Led Unit at the site run by Oxford University Hospitals (OUH).

Our estates and facilities team are currently carrying out inspections at the site to assess the scale of the damage and our clinical teams are liaising with colleagues at OUH to evaluate the when the site will be safe to resume operation.

Any woman who was planning on delivering at Wallingford who goes into labour today will be offered the option of a home birth or the Wantage Midwifery Led Unit as another option. Please call the Wantage delivery suite on 01865 904832.