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A&E reaches top three in UK for quality

ae awardsOur emergency team made it into the UK top three for 24/7 Quality in Emergency Care at the recent CHKS Top Hospitals Awards.

Kat Potier, Consultant Emergency Medicine, Jaime Correa, Matron Walk in Centre, Cath Bartlett, Lead Nurse Urgent Care, Eleanor Galvin, GP Booking Clerk and Marie Rowland Associate Director Performance (pictured left) travelled to the Guildhall in London to celebrate their achievements on behalf of the team and to share their good practice through the network of Top 40 Hospitals.

CHKS Top Hospital Awards celebrates healthcare quality and improvement achievements of all Hospitals across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Extensive analysis of UK data included average waiting times, % of patients treated within four hours, rate of A&E investigations and % of A&E attendances with a meaningful diagnosis recorded.  To complement the data the team were asked to present the 24/7 quality innovation improvements to a panel of CHKS judges.