"Policies on maternity"

About: Queen's Hospital, Burton Upon Trent

My daughter wanted me with her in labour.

She is in hospital now in pain on her own as nobody is allowed to stay, not a rule they advertise.

Her partner is allowed in at 8 am.

I cannot go in till she's on the delivery suite fully dilated.

Living in Tamworth I will be lucky to get there in time, will not be able to support her and probably miss the birth of my first grandchild.

Both myself and her partner have had to drive tired back and forth due to this policy.

Had three children at burton and feel guilty I recommended it to her.

Last time I recommend it to anyone.

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Response from Queen's Hospital, Burton Upon Trent

Dear Ms Jones

I am sorry to read about your disappointing experience at Queen’s Hospital Burton. The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) would be happy to look into your concerns. Please contact our office directly on 01283 593110, our service is available Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:30hrs.

Kind regards

PALS team

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