Breaking News: Fourth Set of Twins Born on NHS 75th Birthday

6th July 2023

Just as parents and staff were celebrating the arrival of an incredible THREE sets of twins on the 75th birthday of the NHS, a FOURTH set of twins was born at the Ulster Hospital Maternity Unit!

At 22:19 pm baby Finley Campbell came into the world, quickly followed at 22:21 pm by his little twin baby brother, Malachy Campbell.

Proud mum Ellen Campbell said, “We are so emotional at the birth of our beautiful baby boys.  It’s just been brilliant, every single part of it.”   Dad James Campbell added, “I am just so proud.”

Lead Midwife, Sarah McKevitt detailed how unusual it is to have so many sets of twins born in the unit in just one day.  She explained, “It has been an enormous privilege for myself and all the staff to support these four mums and the parents of these four sets of beautiful twins. It has been amazing to mark the NHS 75th birthday with these remarkable and wonderful births. We are just delighted that all the mums and babies are doing so well.”