"Maternity Unit"

About: Torbay Hospital

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Throughout my entire ante-natal care through to my c-section and subsequent care of my baby boy I was incredibly impressed at every stage. My obstetrician knew there were likely to be complications after birth she was incredibly supportive and arranged regular reviews, scans and necessary onward referrals. Prior to the birth we also had consultation with a doctor whose expertise and management of our baby's care was second to none. She gave us every faith that all the necessary arrangements would be put in place for our baby after delivery, ensured a specialist registrar was present at birth and ensured contact had been initiated with experts from other hospitals. After our son was born she came and saw him almost every day and kept us very informed as to his management and it was her excellent management that made it possible for our son to be discharged sooner than initially expected. The ward staff, nurses on the scbu, midwives in the all treated us with incredible kindness and words cannot describe how pleased and grateful we are with Torbay Hospital and its staff. Highly recommended!!

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Response from Torbay Hospital

We were delighted to read about your extremely positive experience of maternity care at Torbay Hospital for the entire journey of your pregnancy, the birth and the after care. It is so important for parents to feel confident and reassured with the care they are receiving at such a critical time. We are very proud of the fact that our Maternity Services achieved CNST Level 3 for the Maternity Clinical Risk Management Standards last year and it is heartening to hear that your experience matches up with that standard. We are really pleased to hear that your son has now been discharged from our care and we hope you enjoy every moment with him. Thank you again for taking the time to comment on NHS Choices. Our staff really appreciate receiving such positive feedback and your kind comments will be shared with them. South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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