CQC rates Fulwood Hall Hospital as Good

Following a recent un-announced visit by The Care Quality Commission (CQC), they have rated Fulwood Hall Hospital as ‘Good’ overall in its report published on 6th December 2018.

The rating of ‘Good’ was given to Fulwood Hall Hospital following the inspection by the CQC in August this year.  The hospital, which is part of the Ramsay Health Care Group, was rated ‘Good’ in domains including being effective, caring, responsive and well-led.

During the inspection the CQC spoke to 55 different members of staff, together with 19 patients and visitors.

The report states; ‘We found areas of outstanding practice in surgery, outpatient and diagnostics care.’  

Margaret-Ann Worrall, Hospital Director at Fulwood Hall Hospital said ‘I am absolutely delighted. This is a real credit to the entire team here at Fulwood Hall who are so incredibly dedicated to providing exceptional patient care at all times.  The whole team are always endeavouring to improve our patient’s experience using feedback from patients and visitors.’ 

When referring to the staff the report states: ‘Staff were kind and showed compassion when caring for patients. They respected patients dignity and took time to engage with and understand patients’ individual circumstances.

The full report for Fulwood Hall Hospital can be found here.

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