"Managed miscarriage"

About: Newham General Hospital

I came to the beckton ward for a miscarriage on the 10th August 2015. I was very disappointed with the care I was given. I entered the ward for treatment,I waited 3 hours for this to begin. I was given my first tablet and then left by the nurses to deal with very painful contractions. I asked for help to deal with the pain but no one responded. I became dizzy and very light headed, but still no one came to check on me or even do basic checks,such as blood pressure. This was performed only once when I entered the hospital. I was given a strong painkiller injection just before being discharged and by which time I had nearly completed my miscarriage. Extremely disappointed with my care and the nurses I had to deal with. It needs improvement and I hope nobody else has to go through the same experience I did.

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Response from Newham General Hospital

We are very sad to hear of your experience during your time on Beckton Ward and are sorry that you found the care you received disappointing.

We would like to look into the concerns you have raised here in more detail and for us to do so we need you to provide us with more detailed information. To do this please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at pals@bartshealth.nhs.uk or by calling 020 3594 2040.

Kind regards

Barts Health NHS Trust

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