"Worse treatment ever in ante natal!"

About: Queen's Hospital / Maternity care

I had my daughter May 2013 , it was the worse expierience I ever had!

Ante natal didn't care for me properly & had told me my waters had broke which they hadn't, & was checked up on for over 24 hours , I was in immense pain & vomiting continuously , when they decided I was worth the time to check up on I r fused anything until they had checked me & when they did they realised my waters wasn't broken &I I was 7cm dilated, they finally took me to labour ward where I was looked after better, but I ended up being taken into theatre after being resuscitated, they told me my daughter was fine which she wasn't! They didn't tell me she also had to be resuscitated & kept on a breathing machine for 5 days! I was stuck in post natal afterwards with other woman who had their babies with them, not bothered that I was in absolute bits thy I didn't have my daughter with me! They need a room for woman who just lost or haven't got their babies straight away instead of being around "happy" mums who have their babies! Ante natal wasn't all that, the food was disgusting & the midwives were red & unconcerned with my health, they did a report a year later which they couldn't explain what had happened to me, & I'm am now scared to ever have another child because of this hospital! 3 months after my daughter my health had deteriorated & finally found out because of my traumatic labour & childbirth I ended up with myasthenia gravis where my muscles & nerves are now permanent weak! Horrible hospital! Doesnt listen to patients & uconcerned with their health!

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Response from Queen's Hospital

I’m really sorry to read of your comments following your experience in our Maternity Department three years ago in 2013. There have been many changes made to the maternity department since your poor experience. Please contact our Patient Advice and Liaison service on 01708 435454 or email on PALS@bhrhospitals.nhs.uk and one of our officers will be able to advise you and support you with your concerns.

Yours Sincerely

Kathryn Halford

Chief Nurse

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