"Amazing, Compassionate Staff"

About: Furness General Hospital

I am from Barrow but now live in Kent.

I was visiting family and friends 3 weeks ago when tragedy struck.

I was 26 weeks pregnant, had no movement from baby, went to Furness General to put my mind at rest only find that there was no heartbeat.

I was in the hospital for 5 days and delivered my little boy there.

The care that I received was outstanding.

Every single member of staff was compassionate and understanding from midwives, doctors, consultants & auxiliaries.

The emotional support that I received was amazing, unexpected and greatly appreciated.

I can only compare the care I have received at Furness General to the care that I had in Kent and there is no comparison.

There was continuity of staff, compassion, practical help and understanding.

I would hate to think of where I would be emotionally now if it was not for the care and support and I received.

If I could choose anywhere to give birth it would be Furness General and cannot recommend them highly enough.

Thank you to all staff - you are angels.

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Response from Furness General Hospital

Thank you for sharing your experiences at Furness General Hospital. We have passed on your kind comments to the staff involved in your care and they wanted to express how touched they are you took time to write them, especially at this sad time in your life. Many thanks again and best wishes.

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