"the delivery suite"

About: Leeds General Infirmary

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my wife was recently induced but we had to wait 4 days for a midwife to break her waters! They could break them but didn't have enough staff to deliver our baby!she only managed to get 8 hours sleep while waiting and was very tired when it came to the birth! we would have gone home but we were told we would go to the back of the cue if we did! i'm totally shocked and disgusted at the lack of staff ! the poor staff were all fatigued and are pushed to breaking point! the staff were all excellent and deserve recognition of this but there wasn't enough of them! this has caused me,my wife and children a lot of anxiety and distress! you ruined our magical day and this will be in our memory forever! i would actually pursue legal action but this wouldn't help the nhs.

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Response from Patient Experience Team, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Anonymous

Thank you for posting your comment. We are very sorry to hear about your experience. A member of the clinical team would welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you on an individual basis. If you would like to discuss this further please contact the Trust's Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on 0113 2067168 or email patient.relations@leedsth.nhs.uk.

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