"Excellent Experience @ the Early Pregnancy Unit..."

About: University College Hospital

I visited the Early Pregnancy Unit in the Lower Ground of the EGA wing early September 2016 after I started bleeding in my 7th week of my first pregnancy. I was seen by a doctor, who had to break the bad news to me that I was having a miscarriage, and who ordered another scan in a week. My second scan revealed that although I had miscarried,

I still had pregnancy tissue left behind. My choices were to continue bleeding until my body hopefully rejects this tissue or to have it surgically removed.

I was thoroughly explained of the risks & benefits and I decided to go ahead with the surgical treatment. The procedure just happened to be with the same doctor again.

I was scared and super worried but everybody was very compassionate and understanding and calming in a very professional way;also very knowledgable and thorough in their explanations. I cannot speak highly enough of the level of service I received. Last but certainly not least the facilities were spotless and seemed to be very well equipped . I felt at ease and very safe throughout my whole experience. Thank you all very much.

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Response from University College Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We're so pleased you were happy with the care and attention you received from the Early Pregnancy Unit and we will feed this back to the team.

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