"Absolutely disgusted with the maternity unit at..."

About: Pinderfields General Hospital

After being in the triage unit 5 times for reduced movements and severe pains with my stomach I was taken in my ambulance whom of which had put me on gas and air because of the severity of my pain! The midwife I was assigned monitored me 4 times and even though my babies heart rate was 170bpm+ and my pains were clearly putting me in agony the midwife said everything was fine and my cervix was still closed so I wasn't going into labour! After I'd told the midwife I wasn't happy with babies heart beat (it had never been that high) and only being given paracetamol for my pain the midwife told me that the monitoring was still perfect and baby was happy. I am absolutely disgusted that a heavily pregnant woman can be treat like this especially when I know it's not normal for myself or my baby!

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Response from Pinderfields General Hospital

We would be pleased to arrange for this matter to be investigated if the patient would like to contact us directly.

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