"kent ward and surgical team"

About: Medway Maritime Hospital

I was rushed into medway hospital after my home birth went wrong, my baby was born at home but I had problems after the birth, I got the 20 miles journey to hospital in a incredible time and was taking straight up to a private room where I was offered pain relief while I was waiting for the surgical team to come check me and see what they need to do, I wasnt left at all I had a midwife or doctor with me, they was extremely friendly and helped me alot due to my panic attacks, I was taken in for surgery and greeted my a kind team of surgens, I was given a spinal block and had some doctors talking to me and checking on me while in was undergoing internal stitching, I was then put in a room so they could observe me before going to kent ward where I was met with some amazing midwives who helped me change, brought me whatever I needed to help me, came to help with baby as I was unable to move and even helped me out to the car on my way home! Amazing midwives and surgeons

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Response from Medway Maritime Hospital

Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience with us at Medway, especially at such a busy time with a new baby. We have had the opportunity to make many changes and improvements in our service over the last 6 – 9 months, one improvement is that we have been able to ensure more midwives are on duty each shift and I am pleased to hear that you were never left alone at this vulnerable time. I will pass on your comments to the whole team who will feel very motivated to continue to give such a high standard of care. I wish you and your family the very best in the future. Karen McIntyre Head of Midwifery and Head of Gynaecological Nursing

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