"Extremely satisfied with labour ward and postnatal"

About: Barnsley Hospital

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I was very well look after during giving birth in January 2013. The staff informed me throughout and offered very much attention, which I really needed. They also were very careful with my baby's examination and that is why I had to stay in same-sex accommodation for a few extra days. The only issue was with establishing feeding - the although, the support worker was very helpful, not enough and peaceful time is provided for establishing breast feeding. Physio therapy was brilliant as well, they discharged me only when they made sure everything was totally healed.

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Response from Jill Pell, Head of Patient Experience, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Maria

Thank you for taking the time to give such positive feedback on your care in our labour and post natal wards - our staff will be really pleased to receive your comments. Thank you for your positive feedback about breast feeding support and the need for a supportive and peaceful environment. We will share you feedback with staff and you will be pleased to know that we are currently carrying out refurbishment work in our maternity unit and your comments will be passed on to the staff involved.

Yours feedback is really important to us as it helps us to understand what matters to patients. If you are interested in opportunities to become involved in the work of the Trust or receive information please contact our PALS team on 01226 432430 or email barnsleypals@nhs.net.

Kind regards.

Jill Pell

Head of Patient Experience

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