"Maternity Unit"

About: Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

I am the mother of my daughter who very recently gave birth in very sad circumstances. During the whole time, she and her husband and the wider family were treated with the utmost respect, care and consideration. The outcome was never the outcome that we expected and the midwives were equally as "gutted and heartbroken" as we were. I thank them for their complete professionalism, dedicated care and compassion to us all but even more so for my daughter and son in law at this sad time.

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Response from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Dear Claire, Many thanks for taking the time to share this feedback on our maternity services. We're very sorry to learn of your sad news and your family's recent experience. It is good to know that the care and compassion you and your family received was a support during this difficult time and we will certainly pass your comments on to the midwives at Gloucestershire Royal. If you'd like to get in touch with the members of staff you refer to directly, then please do contact our patient liaison team who will be very happy to help. You can call them on 0800 019 3282 (Free phone) or email pals.gloucestershirehospitals@glos.nhs.uk Best wishes to you and your family The team at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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