"I have been referred to the Gynaecology ..."

About: Royal Hallamshire Hospital

(as the patient),

What I liked

I have been referred to the Gynaecology ward over the past 4 years due to ectopic pregnancies and miscarriage, most recently in June 2009.

Every time I have been on ward G1 I have been treated with sensitivity and an urgency that I had not expected.

The nursing staff and doctors are exceptional in their care and despite the time pressures they face I have always been seen within 2 to 3 hours. For example yesterday I was referred by my GP and I walked in an 11am, by 1.30pm I had had bloods and other tests done as well as an internal scan. I walked away having seen the beating heart of my baby (this being the first time this has happened) and a picture of my baby to be, at no cost may I add!

So people who complain about the NHS should go and live in country that has no national health care or just STOP the moaning!

What could be improved

Maybe a separate waiting area for patients who do not wish to be among people with children. Especially like myself if going through a traumatic pregnancy.

Anything else?

All the staff on Wards F & G are total super stars! Keep up the good work!

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Responses

Response from Royal Hallamshire Hospital

It is very kind of you to take the time and effort to give us feedback on the services that we provide.

Thank you for your comments, they are very much appreciated and will be passed onto the staff involved

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