"I have mixed reviews I'm afraid"

About: Manor Hospital

I was induced at 40 weeks on a ward primrose, the staff were awful, after seeing 3 midwives I was induced, cut a long story short it worked straight away and was given 2 codamol for pain which lasted 12 hours. Then was given a petadine which was useless, 10 hours in the midwife lent up the sink and asked me why I was been induced ?? I thought the midwife was ment to read my notes. Anyway @515 am a midwife came from delivery suite and collected me in a wheel chair. Well what a difference. Efficient profesional and in control. In fact fantastic. This midwife booked me a epidural. Then I had a new midwife as mine was at the end of shift, who also was 5 star and faultless, I didn't even swear! Unfortunately my baby turned and after 2 visits from the doc they decided to take me to theatre to try and get baby out but still no joy and the doc performed an emergent c section. The theatre staff were fantastic I really can not fault them, my midwife didn't leave my side, all were great, just a shame the first 12 hours were hell, the ward afterwards (foxglove) they were lovely aswell. The sisters work very hard and are efficient and cheerful, in fact they taught me a lot that night I stayed in a after my op. I hadn't got a clue what to do with a baby, who is now 6 weeks old and 12 lb and beautiful. So a mixed review I'm afraid, but really from the bottom of my heart a big thank you to the staff on delivery suite and theatre on sat 12 sept 2015. You really are wonderful xx

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Response from Manor Hospital


Thank you for taking the time to post a comment. We're sorry to read about the first half of your stay at the Trust and will ensure that all aspects of your feedback are passed on. We're glad to read that the majority of the care you received was positive and that your baby is doing well.

If you would like to speak to somebody about your care further, please contact our Patient Relations team on 01922 656463.


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