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CQC statement from Southend University Hospital

26 April 2018

Health Care

Clare Panniker, Chief Executive at Southend University Hospital said: “I am pleased that the CQC’s report following their inspection last year recognises and acknowledges the compassionate and caring nature of our staff. Most importantly, the report demonstrates that services we provide here at Southend are caring, effective and well-led.

"As one of the first organisations to undergo the new style 'Well-led' inspection, we were particularly pleased to be rated as 'Good' in this inspection domain.

"The report clearly identifies the progress we have made since our previous inspection in 2016 and highlights areas of outstanding practice in core services across the Trust, while also outlining the on-going improvements we shared with the CQC team before the inspection.

"It is important to note that two clinical areas, Critical Care and Maternity, were not inspected by the CQC during their recent visit and the 2016 ratings for those services contribute to our current overall rating of 'Requires Improvement'.

"We look forward to welcoming the CQC back to reassess these services so that we can ensure our core and overall ratings accurately reflect an assessment of the quality of services we are providing in 2018."

You can to read the full CQC report here: http://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/RAJ


CQC 2018 ratings grid