Tomorrow the Care Quality Commission publishes its first dedicated review of privacy, dignity and nutrition in both care homes and hospitals. The Dignity and Nutrition Inspection Programme found that while most older people are having their needs met, a number of hospitals and care homes need to make improvements. It highlights the fact that often small changes can make a big difference to people’s experience of care.
The 16 hospitals which were inspected in the NHS North of England are listed below: Their reports have already been published on the CQC website http://www.cqc.org.uk
Auckland Hospital, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust Calderdale Royal Hospital, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust Pendle Community Hospital, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Castleberg Hospital, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust Carter Bequest Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Harrogate District Hospital, Harrogate and District NHS Liverpool Heart and Chest, Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead NHS Foundation Trust Rotherham Hospital, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Stoddart House, Mersey Care NHS Trust The Becklin Centre, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Wansbeck Hospital, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Woodlands, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Wrightington Hospital, Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
The full reports of the review programme are also available at: http://www.cqc.org.uk/goodcare
Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News.
If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience.