Gynaecological Cancers and other women's health issues should NOT be treated on Maternity Units.
Change the location of NHS treatment areas so that women being treated for women's health issues such as fibroids and cancer are not subjected to being 'housed' on Maternity Units
Why is this important?
Women's health issues can be very traumatic to deal with in terms of the emotional impact procedures such as hysterectomy can have. This can be worsened substantially when they have to try to do so in Maternity Units surrounded by others who are pregnant. Whilst the treatment itself may be gratefully received, this practice can worsen the impact on their mental state, slow their recovery and ultimately, cost the NHS more in the longer term. It is insensitive and inhumane. Woman are people, not just bodies and should be treated such.