"delivery team,postnatal ward and NICU-fantastic!"

About: Homerton University Hospital

Gave birth to my baby in March-I must say all the staff I have met during my stay in Homerton were fantastic,supportive and pleasant. All the midwives in delivery unit and obstetricians involved were the most helpful!~Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Postnatal ward -all midwives always introduced themselves after the shift change.They were curious and did their job brilliantly.During my stay I noticed some patients behaving as if they were in a hotel-I was shocked and felt sorry for some of the staff that had to to deal with some ridiculous demands.If you go to the hospital-prepare yourself. You might give birth any time of the day or night so obviously you should take some food/drink with you! NICU unit-where my baby had to stay for 10 days -that's NHS at it's best! Also much appreciated breastfeeding support-which I didn't get back in 2009-good improvement.

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Response from Homerton University Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience with our maternity services. We are delighted to feedback to the maternity team and to the neonatal unit your very positive remarks about your care. If you have any further feedback please do not hesitate to contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on tel. 020 8510 7315, text 07584445400, or email: PALS.Service@homerton.nhs.uk

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