Care Quality Commission - ratings and reports
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the body responsible for checking that all hospitals in England and Wales meet national standards.
CQC hospital inspections
The CQC perform hospital inspections that check standards and that we are treating patients with respect, involving patients in their care, caring for people safely and protecting them from harm. Inspections also look at staffing. These inspections can be unannounced inspections where the trust has no notice of the CQC visiting or themed inspections looking at particular areas.
All trusts also receive a comprehensive CQC inspection of services where a team of inspectors come for a longer period of time and look at all services across a hospital trust.
Details of our latest inspection can be viewed below and also accessed via the CQC website here: https://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/REP/inspection-summary