"Admitted in hospital for the birth of my baby boy."

About: Tameside General Hospital

I was called in on Friday 4th April 2014 to be induced. I was really happy with the care from my midwife in the anti-natal department. I was then moved upstairs to ward 27 where the midwife that was in charge of me was also really nice. The doctors acted really quick as I was rushed down to the labour room then into theatre where I had to have an emergency c-section. While I was recovering from after my operation I was really looked after in the labour ward. I was in hospital for 3 days and the night staff were really helpful, they asked me to just buzz them when I needed them for anything and they also helped me with my baby. There was a student midwife along side a trained midwife who really did look after me. The day staff were also helpful and friendly. As I had a very bad experience in 2009 when I gave birth to my daughter i didn't want to choose Tameside hospital this time but I took my chances and was really impressed with the care and services from this department. I would recommend this department to others.

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Response from Lindsay Stewart, Deputy Director of Nursing, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your response.

We endeavour at all times that the women and their families who choose to have their baby at our Maternity unit have the best possible experience.

I will ensure that the staff have sight of your comments. Thank you again.

Anne Haggerty

Matron Women’s Services

Kind regards

John Goodenough

Director of Nursing

’Would you like to help the hospital to improve its services further? We are currently looking for patients and carers to become involved in a development called “Patient Stories”. We want to know more about our services from the point of view of those who received them – what was good, bad, what could be improved, what should be changed. Want to know more about what’s involved? Please contact John Goodenough, Director of Nursing at

john.goodenough@tgh.nhs.uk

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Response from Tameside General Hospital

Thank you for your response. We endeavour at all times that the women and their families who choose to have their baby at our Maternity unit have the best possible experience. I will ensure that the staff have sight of your comments. Thank you again. Kind regards John Goodenough Director of Nursing ’Would you like to help the hospital to improve its services further? We are currently looking for patients and carers to become involved in a development called “Patient Stories”. We want to know more about our services from the point of view of those who received them – what was good, bad, what could be improved, what should be changed. Want to know more about what’s involved? Please contact John Goodenough, Director of Nursing at john.goodenough@tgh.nhs.uk

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