"Maternity"

About: Alexandra Hospital

My daughter is due to give birth this week and as I was born and bred in Redditch

I can't comprehend what's going on here .When I was growing up we fought hard for this hospital and now they are transferring all to Worcester why Reddutch and surrounding area is larger than Worcester we need our hospital and all its services if anything happens to my daughter or her baby due to crazy decisions then God help you one mad Redditch resident along with thousands of others .

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Response from Alexandra Hospital

Thank you for leaving your comment. For several months Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been doing everything possible to maintain safe staffing levels on a 24/7 basis in its neonatal services and maternity, despite very real challenges with recruitment.

Even with an extensive recruitment campaign, employing experienced agency staff and asking local trusts for any staff who can help support, this situation has now become critical.

Therefore a decision was made, in the interest of patient safety, that on Thursday 5th November 2015 neonatal services and maternity services would be moved on a temporary basis from the Alexandra Hospital Redditch to the Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

No permanent move would take place without public consultation.

If you or a family member have any queries/concerns then please contact the main delivery suite at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Kind Regards

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