About: The Great Western Hospital / Maternity

Was bought in to hospital on the Thursday to be induced after having all the treatment needed

I was told on the friday night I would be going to the delivery room it never Happened.I was then told it would be 7.30 am the next day. Again it didn't happen.

Staff did not seem to care I was 14 days over in my pregnancy. Each time we were due to go down the was always an emergency in front of us. Another woman who was due to be induced came in and they didn't actually start her induction off so she went home hubby phone the delivery suite ranting about it so they bought her in not in labour no broken water's and bamb. She is next to my room with her baby.

Why this hospital thinks is acceptable to fob people off leaving them feeling very stressed. Each time we asked as i was told I was a high priority when we were going down each time someone else came in they came before us. There seemed no hurry to deliver my baby and it makes me so mad that every midwife thinks it's ok to lie!!! Am really tempted to go home phone delivery myself as well as the papers. No one in this unit seems to care. The worst hospital to come into if u have to be induced!! Excuse the pun but if u need to be induced then give this a miss in this hospital!!@

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Response from The Great Western Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. We take concerns seriously and are keen to investigate and take action as appropriate. In order for us to do this, please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing pals.team@gwh.nhs.uk or calling 01793 604031 with full details of your concern.

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