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"Tests during pregnancy."

About: Ipswich Hospital / Maternity

(as the patient),

I believe this is a joke of a hospital. They did not pick up my unborn baby had Trisomy 18 despite 3 ultrasounds and finding 5 bilateral choroid plexus cysts at first scan. Also being an older mum, not one follow up test or amniocentesis was done or even offered.

Told by Mater at 26 weeks my baby was going to die from Trisomy 18.

Who was reading these scans? My baby had catastrophic brain and heart defects that I believe blind Freddy could have picked up.

Will be following up further with Health Minister's office.

I think the staff who cared for me were incompetent staff with bad attitudes.

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Response from Sandy Lewis, Senior Consumer Liaison Officer, Clinical Governance, Queensland Health - West Moreton 6 years ago
Sandy Lewis
Senior Consumer Liaison Officer, Clinical Governance,
Queensland Health - West Moreton
Submitted on 28/04/2017 at 2:42 PM
Published on Care Opinion at 2:42 PM

Dear no follow up,

We are so sorry for your experience and our thoughts are with you and your family at this very difficult time.

If you contact us at the Consumer Liaison Service, we will listen to your concerns and gather information to help staff to investigate your care. We will also make sure you receive feedback about the outcome of the review and we will explore whether there is any additional assistance we can offer.

If you would like to speak with us, you can call 0409 275 503 or email

Please be assured we are taking your feedback seriously and we would welcome a call from you.

Yours sincerely

Consumer Liaison Office

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

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