"Good gynae care - EPU less effective "

About: Hull Royal Infirmary / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

Last september i had a blighted ovum miscarriage and as a result had to be admitted onto the gynaecology ward for a ERPC.The staff up there were nothing sort of marvellous.They treated both my partner and i with compassion and helped allay my fears about going down to theatre.

Unfortunately i cannot say the same for the early pregnancy unit.I didn't feel like things were explained to me,and we wasn't offered any counselling links.

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Response from Engagement Section Assistant, NHS Hull 15 years ago
Submitted on 10/06/2009 at 16:25
Published on Care Opinion on 11/06/2009 at 01:00

Dear Amanda Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your differing experiences with the ERPC and the Early Pregnancy Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary. We have ensured that our colleagues at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals are aware of your experiences and we are sure they would be delighted to hear from you should you feel able to contact them direct. Their Patient Advice & Liaison Service can be contacted by telephone on 01482 623065 or by email. If you would like to become more involved in decisions about local healthcare, all local health Trusts are recruiting ‘members’. By becoming a member you can receive top tips to keep yourself and your family healthy, find out more about your local NHS and help us improve local services. You don’t need any special skills or experience to become a member, you just need to be interested in our services and the people we care for. There is no commitment, you can get involved as much or as little as you want to. For more information please either by email or telephone 01482 675165. NHS Hull is the organisation responsible for deciding how money is spent on local health services [also known as commissioning], ensuring those services are of high quality and meet local needs. We value all feedback and if you would like to discuss this further please do not hesitate to contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service on 01482 335409 or by email. Thank you once again for taking the time to provide us with your views on local services
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