"visited the hospital last week wednesday 21st may..."

About: North Middlesex Hospital

I am still pregnant so i have not had my baby yet and i am seriously looking at other hospitals to have my baby. only problem they are all far away. 1 - my doctor who i normally see is the only person there who has never made a mistake with me and i think they are too good for that hospital and the first 2 scan people i saw was ok. 2- so wednesday i had a appointment to see my doctor and i thought they were not in because they made me see another doctor. this other doctor gave me some injections to take saying that i should of take them because i had miscarriages in the past. i am 30 weeks pregnant now. i told them i am not interested in doing the injection because i have a fear of needles but they still insisted i go to see the hospital midwife to show me how to do this injection because i needed to do them everyday. after seeing the mid wife they said i am not suppose to be taking these injections but send me over to the day ward to someone else. then someone approach me saying i am not to be taking these injections why the doctor gave me. basically i later found out the injections was a blood thinner that they give to women that are having a miscarriage. so therefor if i was a person who was not afraid of needles i could of went home and inject it into my belly maybe missing and inject the baby which could of cause complications or could of send me to a early labour. before i left the hospital another doctor took those injections from me. 3- the scan person. there was this person who was doing my growth scan. like any new mother i read allot of books so i only know what the book say what to expect when i go to the hospital and so on. so when they were doing the scan i asked just out of curiosity but i already knew the answer because i saw it in the book what were the red flow on the baby scan. they said they dont know. they only know how to measure the baby growth. in my mind i was like how can i know more by reading 2 books than someone that this is there profession. so not knowing that should of been the blood flow makes me wonder if there is something in my scan they should of been looking for a mis. 4- the hospital has mixed up my file 3 times since i been there sending me letters and when i come in asking me for them and i have to say i never got them and then they find out they find it to someone else address. so other people could of have information about me. 5 the triage - one time i bleeding and blood clotting i call the triage they told me stay home it nothing but then the doctor is always telling me any kind of bleeding i should come in. and wen i do some in i wait there for hours and they do nothing much just listen to the baby hart beat and then send me back home.

Story from NHS Choices

Do you have a similar story to tell? Tell your story & make a difference ››

Responses

Response from North Middlesex Hospital

So sorry that you received mixed messages during your visit. I am the head of midwifery and will be sharing your comments with my team. Please contact me, meredith.deane@nhs.net if you would like to arrange a meeting with one of the senior team to discuss your experience further

  • {{helpful}} of {{total()}} people think this response is helpful