"Excellent care"

About: Leicester General Hospital

i was diagnosed with what could have potentially been a very dangerous condition for me and my unborn baby at 34 weeks. the team on PAS could not have been better. all the team were friendly, reassuring and informative. They called me with my blood results every week and reassured me that I could call them at any time. We also had a death in the family 1 week before our child's due date and the team were sensitive and caring to our particular needs. I was on the antenatal ward (30) I could not have been cared for better. At what was a very distressing time for me, as it was my first child, the staff were reassuring, very informative and did everything they could to make me feel more relaxed and calm (if that is possible whilst in early labour!) The team on the ward even had an emergency delivery which was in full earshot of the rest of the ward, and they were professional and calm and in control of this situation. I also felt I did not loose the standard of care even whilst this was taking place. when on the delivery suite the midwives were all reassuring, professional, and very informative of what stage of labour I was at. This care continued throughout and into the after care where i was able to feel the team bond between the staff. i was made to feel empowered by giving birth by all the team no matter how much or little input into my labour they had had. i would not hesitate to birth again at Leicester General Hospital.

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Response from Leicester General Hospital

Dear Green Girl, Thank you for taking the time to post your comment. We are really pleased to hear how well you were cared for by our maternity team at the General. Your feedback is much appreciated and has been shared with the teams involved in your antenatal care and delivery. We hope you and baby are doing well. Kind regards, Communications team, Leicester's Hospitals

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