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About: Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow)

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I was taken to hospital feb 2012 as I had vagina bleeding was 6 weeks pregnant got good treatment all the way till the end doctors said u may b losing the baby as it was a sunday the early unit wasnt open to come back tomorrow for a scan monday came got a call to say dnt worry about coming in u hsve lost the baby

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Response from Princess Alexandra Hospital

Since February 2012, staff and practice have changed, but I can see from your description that the way the information was provided was highly insensitive and not acceptable. Many of the staff in our unit have changed since that time and have completed specific training to improve their skills. For example, we would now routinely bring women back to meet specialist staff. These staff have significant experience in supporting women who have had this kind of loss, the information is imparted in a compassionate and informative way, tailored to meet individual needs and women are given literature which they can take to read and share with others. We would keen for you to make contact with us through our Birth Reflections Service as soon as possible. This is a service, dedicated to all those who have experienced a loss. You can do this by calling 01279 827 103 and asking for the Birth Reflections Service Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

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