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York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been given a clean bill of health by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its latest inspection visit.

 

The inspection team made unannounced visits to York and Scarborough Hospitals in early January 2013, and found the Trust to be meeting all of the essential standards they assessed.

 

At Scarborough Hospital they visited two day-case wards and the escalation ward, which houses additional beds that are opened at times of high demand, for example, during winter. 

 

During their visit the CQC’s team placed a significant focus on patient experience and patient feedback, and sought the views of staff, patients and their relatives.

 

The CQC reported that at Scarborough Hospital, “Everyone we spoke with made positive comments about the staff attending to them, and about their experiences whilst in hospital.”

 

They also reported that “People told us they thought the care was very good, that they were being properly cared for and their needs were being met.”

 

Libby McManus, Chief Nurse for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, said: “I am delighted that we were found to be meeting these essential standards, and I would like to thank the staff who work hard every day to ensure that we are giving our patients the best possible care, especially at a time when the hospital is particularly busy.

 

“We welcome external scrutiny of our services, and it is important to us to know what others think of the care we provide. Therefore we listen to patients, staff and organisations such as the CQC to help us continually improve.

 

“This is the first time the CQC has conducted a routine inspection since we became a single organisation in July 2012, and it is a credit to all of our staff that we have been given external recognition of our improving standards.  It is particularly pleasing to read the positive comments made by patients and relatives.

 

“This is such a positive report for us, but we can never afford to be complacent, and as I would expect from such a detailed inspection the CQC highlighted a small number of minor areas for improvement. On the whole these concerned the environment and the general age and wear and tear of some of the facilities.

 

“We know that some of our wards are in need of updating, and we have plans in place through our capital development programme to improve the areas most in need. As part of the acquisition process we received £20m of funding from the Department of Health for capital investment at Scarborough Hospital, and we were recently awarded over £400k of funding to improve maternity facilities at York Hospital.”

 

Both reports can be downloaded from the CQC’s website here 

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