New Mums praise Bassetlaw maternity services in a survey

Full story at Linclonshire Live, 30th January 2018

Annual survey allows Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals’ to receive positive reviews of antenatal, labour and postnatal care services. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) set a national survey aimed at gaining an insight into women’s experiences of maternity services across England. Highlighting the trust as one of the best scoring significantly above the national average. The poll was sent out in June of this year to 347 mothers who had used maternity services at Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Bassetlaw Hospital.

The overall results show 91 per cent of DBTH mums said that the midwives listened to them during their antenatal check-ups, with 93 per cent confirming that their partner was encouraged to be involved in their care. Each year, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals deliver approximately 5,000 babies, with bosses saying the service “continually looks for ways to develop and improve for expectant mums and dads”.