About: Forth Valley Royal Hospital / Maternity unit Forth Valley Royal Hospital Maternity unit FK5 4WR
Posted by Missus bond (as ),
I am currently overdue in my pregnancy. I saw a midwife yesterday at my GP surgery, who advised that they would like me to return next week for another sweep. She also booked me in for an induction on at the beginning of December at the hospital. Due to some confusion with reception staff and the midwife I waited for 15 mins only to be told there were no appointments and they were unsure how to organise one. It was arranged for someone to call me back today.
I was called back today only to have to repeat the same story (what happens to notes? ) and repeatedly advise the midwife when my due date was etc. eventually after a second phone call I was offered an appointment for another sweep on the day before I am due to be induced. I accepted this but upon reflection I think it's a waste of time, having a sweep 21 hours before an induction. Surely I should be able to get an appointment before this especially as the midwives cover 3 other surgeries in my area? I feel that this is bad planning and care to be honest.