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Double thumbs up for City Hospitals Sunderland as Trust receives ‘good’ rating for quality of care and use of resources


City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has become the first Trust in the North East to undergo a new combined inspection by independent healthcare regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and NHS Improvement (NHSI), the national body responsible for overseeing NHS Foundation Trusts. Receiving a combined overall rating of ‘good’, patients using hospital services in Sunderland can be assured of the high quality of care on offer and the effective use of NHS resources by City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

Following a visit to Sunderland Royal Hospital in spring 2018, teams from NHSI and the CQC spoke to the senior leadership team, as well as staff and patients within urgent and emergency care, medical care, older people’s care, surgery and maternity services*.  Continue reading here!

The report has not yet been publish on the CQC's website - so watch this space!



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