About: Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital Cramlington NE23 6NZ
Posted by Alexis
Came into the new hospital for Induction 4 days ago now. Fantastic care to begin with the amazing two midwives who helped me deliver my baby. Can't thank them enough.
Unfortunately after the birth I developed a complication and needed treatment. During this time I felt that the level of care was fairly poor and confused. There was a lack of communication between staff, nurses, midwives and Doctors in regards to my treatment. My medical notes were lost and my Partner was never consulted about what was happening to me or why or what course of action was being taken.
The results of this was being kept in hospital longer than necessary and now 4 days on I am still waiting for discharge notes. Due to severe lack of staff we have been waiting for Doctor to discharge us for almost 4 hours and counting.
I originally thought after the tour of the maternity unit, that the new hospital with all its new equipment and ensuite private rooms would be the ideal environment to have a new baby.
However I am now very much regretting my decision to have my baby here and wish I had instead chose the RVI as I had done with my previous baby.
Very disappointed and not the experience I was hoping for. Wouldn't recommend.