"Very positive experience but do your homework..."

About: Royal Free Hospital

What I liked

I had my little daughter born in RF on 24/06/11 and would like to thank the midwifery team assisting with the delivery and, in particular, my midwife. Without her competence, assertiveness, humour and positive attitude it could have been a completely different experience.

Also, many thanks to the night shift nurses taking care of the newborns and mums for their advice and very "hands on" assistance with the breastfeeding.

What could be improved

I felt bullied by the consultants team into starting the induction process pretty much from the moment i have arrived to the hospital. It is one thing to make people aware of the risks and another to unfairly pressure them (in such a vulnerable state!) into making the "less risky" (for the hospital) decisions.

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Responses

Response from Royal Free Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experiences. We really appreciate your feedback and have passed this onto the maternity department.

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