"Ward F1/F2"

About: Royal Oldham Hospital

I have just had my second miscarriage within a matter of months. I was sat waiting for a second scan on this pregnancy to "confirm" that my baby had died, I already knew this was the case from having my first scan the week before on 8/6/15 but I do understand that it is protocol to make absolutely sure 100% before classing it as a non viable pregnancy. I was then called and took through to ward F3 which is antenatal ward and told to take a seat with all the pregnant woman because I was booked in for my 12 week dating scan, I was still asked to wait here despite telling the member of staff I didn't need a dating scan as there is no longer a baby. I was then asked for my green pregnancy notes which again I had to explain I didn't have them as my baby had died and I shouldn't be in this department I should not have been removed from the previous ward. I then went on the have my scan on the antenatal ward and was then took back to the gynaecology waiting room. This was a horrific experience and absolutely disgusting to be treated this way at a hard enough time as it is even after explaining my circumstances to members of staff.

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Response from Royal Oldham Hospital

We are sorry to read your comment regarding your visit to the Gynaecology department at the Royal Oldham Hospital. Firstly we are sorry for your loss. If you wish to discuss your concerns, please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0161 604 5897. We will also forward your comment to the department manager.

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