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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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About the Team

Our Advisor are trained to provide breastfeeding advice to mothers as well as answer questions on all aspects of milk banking. They regularly attend meetings with other UK milk bank staff to share best practice.

  • Pasteurising sessions are staffed by health care assistance from NNU.
  • All milk bank staff have received level 2 award in food hygiene.
  • Strong links exist with Microbiology department and Infection Control team.
  • The milk bank also consults regularly with Wirral Medicines Service on pharmalogical issues relating to milk donation.

Milk Bank Volunteers

There are currently 7 volunteers who assist with milk bank work which includes collection of donor milk locally and from donors across the North West region. Two volunteers help with administration and office work in the milk bank.If you are
interested in voluntary work in the milk bank, please contact:

North West Human Milk Bank,
North West Food Research Development Centre,
University of Chester,
Parkgate Road,
Chester CH1 4BJ

Telephone: 01244 511440

Email: northwest.milkbank@nhs.net 

Website: www.northwesthmb.org.uk