"Very lovely midwife"

About: Lincoln County Hospital

I suffered from pre eclampsia during my second pregnancy... I was monitored for 24 hours before they decided to induce me. All the midwives on the Nettleham ward were excellent. I went up to the labour ward once my labour had progressed, the room I was taken to was lovely and spacious and I was greeted by my midwife. They informed me that they were changing over from the morning staff to the afternoon and I could not have wished for a better midwife to come onto shift and deliver my baby. They were so helpful, caring and considerate and whilst I had an awful birth they were very reassuring and helped put myself and my partner at ease. I stayed in the labour ward for 24 hours with 1:1 midwife care and my partner was allowed to stay with me the whole time, they were all so lovely, and the doctors that I saw too were just as great with me. When I was being sent back to the Nettleham ward the midwife sent me down with a sandwich for myself and my partner and showed me to my room in Nettleham ward. I had 4 additional days on the ward and all the midwives were excellent! What turned out to be a horrendous labour was made so much better by all staff on both wards. Thank you to all staff!

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Response from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Hi Becky,

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your positive experience even though the labour was not as you would have wished. We continually strive to ensure all our ladies have a positive experience whatever the outcome.

Best wishes

Yvonne

Yvonne Cooke

Ward Sister/Supervisor of Midwives

Nettleham Ward

Lincoln County Hospital,