"Mother & baby unit slow"

About: Hull Royal Infirmary

very slow service, left a 14 pregnant girl waiting 16 hours for a bed in the labour ward and made her come back at 8am the next morning for a bed she came and got a bed and they then moved her back down because they "couldn't burst her waters". She is already 2 weeks over her due date, therefore I am not impressed with the service at all. they are just causing more stress to the mother and her unborn child. Appalling!

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Response from Hull Royal Infirmary

Thank you for placing your posting on the NHS Choices website. We are sorry to read of this young girl's experience and we will ensure that the staff concerned are made aware. I hope that her baby has been safely delivered and both are doing well. If you would like to discuss this matter further with us, please do not hesitate to contact our Patient Advice & Liaison Service on (01482) 623065 or email on pals@hey.nhs.uk . If you would like to become more involved in decisions about local healthcare, we are recruiting members. By becoming a member you receive our quarterly newsletter, find out more about your local NHS and help us improve local services. You can also attend our ‘medicine for members’ sessions and respond to questionnaires. You don’t need any special skills or experience to become a member; you just need an interest in local health services. There is no commitment, you can get involved as much or as little as you choose. For more information please either email your.nhs@hey.nhs.uk or telephone the Corporate Affairs office on telephone number (01482) 675165. Thank you once again for taking the time to provide us with your views on local NHS services. Kind regards, Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

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