+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 37
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    3,054
    Thanks
    269
    Thanked
    1,053
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I didn't know you were a hunter valley girl

    I agree ElizaDoLittle, Maitland hospital is lovely, I have had dealings with Obs, the child pead, anaesthetist and midwives there and they have all been absolutely lovely. I had a private room there, they do give preference to women who have a cs for a private room and if you express some of your concerns early on I am sure they will endeavour to get you a private room. Let me know how you go and if you have any questions, I have connections

  2. #12
    Zombie_eyes's Avatar
    Zombie_eyes is offline Formerly Diamondeyes
    Winner 2012 - Biggest Computer Nerd
    Winner 2013/14 - Funniest Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    9,354
    Thanks
    2,835
    Thanked
    9,035
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    oh thank you everyone.

    im terrified. im on the CC , how far away is maitland from there? the biggest difficulty will be getting there for appointments as i dont have a lot of transport options.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Newcastle
    Posts
    14,956
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    634
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    JHH is awesome!!

    The kids & I have spent A LOT of time there over the years on different wards.

    I can't not fault any of the care we've had.

    Mum2b09 & I were both in K3 for a month together (I literally lived around the bend from JHH), I had awesome care before & after delivery.

    You'll always get some dodgy staff no matter where you are.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Newcastle
    Posts
    14,956
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    634
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by DiamondEyes View Post
    oh thank you everyone.

    im terrified. im on the CC , how far away is maitland from there? the biggest difficulty will be getting there for appointments as i dont have a lot of transport options.
    Maitland's about 40min from here.

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    3,054
    Thanks
    269
    Thanked
    1,053
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by DiamondEyes View Post
    oh thank you everyone. im terrified. im on the CC , how far away is maitland from there? the biggest difficulty will be getting there for appointments as i dont have a lot of transport options.
    Instead of turning off the freeway to newcastle you would keep going towards maitland, the difference is only about 5k or 5 minutes. Depends on your transport I suppose, I think it would be preferable to Sydney. ETA whereis says it's about 78 kilometres from wyong

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    6,737
    Thanks
    111
    Thanked
    907
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    i had DD2 at JHH, couldnt fault them at all on my experience.

    i spent a fair bit of time in and out of there while preg but always had a private room (PHI).

    the actual delivery suite was great and i had wonderful midwives, i only stayed one night post-natal before transferring to maitland private.

  7. #17
    Zombie_eyes's Avatar
    Zombie_eyes is offline Formerly Diamondeyes
    Winner 2012 - Biggest Computer Nerd
    Winner 2013/14 - Funniest Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    9,354
    Thanks
    2,835
    Thanked
    9,035
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    thank you everyone

    anyone else?

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    1,224
    Thanks
    171
    Thanked
    307
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    well i have not been to jh but i too had three horrendous births at gosford then had number four at newcastle private and they were awesome. do u have p.h?

    Sent from my GT-I9000 using BubHub

  9. #19
    Zombie_eyes's Avatar
    Zombie_eyes is offline Formerly Diamondeyes
    Winner 2012 - Biggest Computer Nerd
    Winner 2013/14 - Funniest Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    9,354
    Thanks
    2,835
    Thanked
    9,035
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    No private health no

  10. #20
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    1,224
    Thanks
    171
    Thanked
    307
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    bugger. I have not heard much really about john hunter. what i have heard has been good. and i chose newcastle private over gosford private on the basis that if for any reason i got transferred out to a bigger hospy id rather be in john hunter than gosford i have heard though that if jh are booked out they will refuse u if out of area. like to take u on i mean not when u actually go in to birth.
    I've only heard a few things about hornsby too but its been really really good so maybe that's a thought?

    Sent from my GT-I9000 using BubHub


 

Similar Threads

  1. John Hunter, John Hunter birth centre or Newcastle private
    By plain dreaming in forum Seeking a Maternity Hospital
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-02-2013, 17:18
  2. John Hunter Hospital Birthing Centre- any stories?
    By My Beloved Ones in forum Birth & Labour Questions
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 28-11-2012, 11:08
  3. John Hunter/Wallsend Antenatal
    By mumtobe12 in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 14-03-2012, 10:55

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Impressionable KidsImpressionable Kids are Australia's leader in framed children's memorabilia and specialise in framed baby hand and feet ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›