"Took 2 days waiting for a bed in labour ward"

About: Newham General Hospital

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My wife was rushed to hosital after having contractions. No one was at reception and had to wait 1hour before someone saw us. We were sent home saying if pain consists return. When we returned no bed at all eventually bed was available and got shifted

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Response from Newham General Hospital

We are sorry for the experience you have described in your comment. We take patient care very seriously, and would like to look into this for you in more detail. We would therefore actively encourage you to contact us directly to discuss this further. Please telephone 020 7363 9292, 020 3594 2040 or 020 8535 6767 if you wish to speak to an independent Patient Experience Facilitator, who will then ensure your concerns are investigated appropriately or alternatively email pals@newhamhealth.nhs.uk.

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