Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today, 31 January 2019, published its
report into the inspection of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.
Trust, which runs Rotherham Hospital and services across the community, was
inspected throughout September and October 2018 and this covered five of the
Trust’s core services:
Urgent and Emergency Services
Acute services for Children and Young People
Community services for Children and Young
Trust’s overall rating remains at ‘requires improvement’ with a ‘good’ rating
for caring and responsive. However, the Trust has been rated as ‘inadequate’
for Urgent and Emergency Services.
Barnett, Chief Executive at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We took
immediate action to address issues raised during the inspection. We have
strengthened the service and our focus remains on delivering safe and high
quality care for the population we serve.
the Trust has been rated overall as ‘requires improvement’, it is fantastic
that acute services for Children and Young People has been rated as ‘good’.”
addition, the Trust has recently appointed a new Chief Nurse, Angela Wood, who
is working closely with clinical teams to drive quality improvements for
Wood, Chief Nurse commented: “The Trust has already made a significant amount
of progress in Urgent and Emergency Services. We have invested in additional
staff and enhanced our training and development.”
A full copy of the report can be seen on the
CQC website here: https://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/RFR