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Bridgewater CHCFT HMP Risley

This service was previously managed by a different provider - see old profile

Inspection Summary


Overall summary & rating

Updated 21 June 2017

This inspection was an announced focused inspection carried out on 3 May 2017. The purpose of the inspection was to confirm that the service provider, Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust had carried out their plan to meet the legal requirements in relation to the breaches in regulations that we identified in our previous joint inspection with Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) between 20 and 23 June 2016 and in the Requirement Notice that we issued on the 14 December 2016. This report covers our findings in relation to those requirements.

Inspection areas

Safe

Updated 21 June 2017

We did not inspect the safe key question at this inspection.

Effective

Updated 21 June 2017

We did not inspect the effective key question at this inspection.

Caring

Updated 21 June 2017

We did not inspect the caring key question at this inspection.

Responsive

Updated 21 June 2017

We did not inspect the responsive key question at this inspection.

Well-led

Updated 21 June 2017

We did not inspect the well-led key question in full at this inspection. We inspected only those aspects mentioned in the Requirement Notices issued on 14 December 2016.

  • Governance arrangements had significantly improved and partnership working was effective.
  • Patient access to GP clincs and waiting times were effectively monitored. Staffing levels and skills mix were reviewed to ensure that patient need was met.
  • A clinical check had been introduced since our last inspection and this provided improved governance around prescribing.
  • The trust actively engaged and worked in partnership with health and well-being advisors.