Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) has been named as one of best in the country for the third year in a row.
The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was announced as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals for 2014.
The 40Top award is based on the evaluation of 22 key performance indicators for hospitals and covers important areas such as safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care.
Tracy Bullock, Chief Executive of MCHFT, said: “I am delighted that we have again been named as one of the best in the country, as it is recognition that we are providing care to our patients that is safe and of a high standard.
“It is a great achievement and the credit must be given to every member of our staff – they give their all each and every day so that our patients can be given the best care possible.”
Jason Harries, Managing Director of CHKS, said: “This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary so it is a fitting occasion to reward excellence in the NHS. These awards recognise outstanding performance in those areas which we believe are critical to delivering good patient care. We are delighted that Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of our 40Top Hospitals in this special year for our awards.”
CHKS Ltd, part of Capita plc, is the leading independent provider ofhealthcare intelligence and quality improvement services to the NHS and independenthealthcare sector. With over 20 years’ experience and having worked with over 400 clients, CHKS has a portfolio of information products, internationally-recognised accreditation programmes and consultancy services which provide clinicians and managers with the information needed to drive improvements inpatient care, financial efficiency, clinical effectiveness and quality.
40Top Hospitals Award
The 40Top Hospitals award is based on the evaluation of 22 indicators of clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. These indicators are revised annually to take into account newly available performance information, and further information on the awards can be found on the CHKS website - www.chks.co.uk.