"Consultants very rude"

About: Princess Alexandra Hospital (Harlow)

I had an erpc today and the nurses on the wards was amazing and comforting but on the other when the dr who was doing the surgery came round to see me and i was explaining my history and the fact this was my 5th miscarriage and could i get more tests done for vitamin b12 deficiency they basically told me if i have that it was my own fault for not eating enough vegetables and said they wouldnt test me as i have two live children already and that they dont care if this is my 5th miscarriage they have made me feel very low and down and making me think it is my fault this happened but i am glad they wont see me again as i wouldnt want to be treated like that again i have been told how good lister is and will most defiantly be getting referred there by my gp

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Response from Princess Alexandra Hospital

Dear Anonymous,

I am so sorry to read your comments. We often reflect that if the care we provide is not good enough for members of our own family, we should not accept it's provision to the community we serve. Please accept my sincere apologies for the comments made, it is never okay for anyone to make you feel like that.

Please would you be so kind as to write to me at pals@pah.nhs.uk and say what you would like to happen as a result of this poor experience and we will endeavour to resolve the matter fully to your satisfaction. Or contact us on 012790 827084 between Monday and Friday 9am to 5pm.

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