"Great from start to end"

About: Russells Hall Hospital

We recently had our daughter at Russells Hall. I have to say from the moment we arrived the staff were friendly, very supportive of our decisions and kept us informed what would be going on at all times whilst we were there. When we were taken to the labour ward, my midwife was fantastic! My midwife explained everything and what different procedures would be taken if things didn't go to plan. My midwife was very supportive and answered any questions. After 5 hours we welcomed our daughter into the world just before a shift change! It was a great experience which could have been a lot different if we didn't have the support from the midwife. The aftercare I received was also excellent, very supportive staff and always willing to help or answer any questions. Overall a brilliant experience :-)

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Response from Russells Hall Hospital

Thank you for such kind comments about your experience on our maternity ward and congratulations on the birth of your baby daughter. The birthing experience can be a time of great joy and great emotion and having a midwife that is supportive, informative and caring makes such a difference. We really are delighted to hear that you were so well looked after by your midwife and the rest of the team. We will pass your comments on to the maternity team who will be very happy to hear that you felt informed and involved during the birth of your baby.

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