"A wonderful example of exceptional hospital care"

About: Tameside General Hospital / Maternity care

(as the patient),

I had my baby at Tameside General hospital in September 2014. The care I received surpassed my expectations. From the induction, consultant care, caesarean theatre team (in particular), labour ward and maternity ward aftercare - every member of the medical team made the whole process as comfortable as it could be. Always keeping me fully informed. When I felt nervous I was always reassured by empathetic professionals. It was clear that everyone cared about my and my baby's well being.

I would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who was involved in my stay and the delivery of my baby. A wonderful example of exceptional hospital care. I will always, without doubt, return to this hospital for any future pregnancies.

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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 strive to ensure 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

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