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"Now I know why childbirth is so bad, it is the..."

About: Croydon University Hospital

What I liked

There was one nurse who made the stay pleasant, she was the only light in a dismal and horrible environment!

What could be improved

Get the maternity nurses to actually like working with patients - or they should change careers - it was horrible - also, they need training, training and training, my husband new more about my care after a few hours than the nurses or doctors did - who I presume must have had some training before stepping into my room - I still wonder!

Anything else?

I have continously told people that it is the worst maternity ward ever and not to have a baby there!

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Response from Croydon University Hospital

We are so sorry to hear about your poor experience in the unit in 2009. Our Head of Midwifery would like the opportunity to meet you to find out what happened then and offer her apologies.

If you wish to do this you can contact her via email

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