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CQC rates child and adolescent mental health wards at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as Good

Published:
31 August 2017
Provider:
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Categories:
  • Media

The Care Quality Commission has published a report for the Child and Adolescent mental health wards at Berkshire Adolescent Unit, Wokingham Hospital (part of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust).

CQC undertook this focused inspection in June in response to a series of concerns raised and an alleged serious incident which occurred at the Berkshire Adolescent Unit three months prior to the inspection. The inspection concentrated on the safe and well-led key questions and was rated as Requires Improvement for being safe and Good for being well-led. The overall rating for services at the trust remains Good.

Read the full inspection report.

Natasha Sloman, CQC Head of Hospital Inspection said:

“During this inspection we identified a number of key areas for improvement which the trust will need to address including establishing systems and processes to ensure that all safeguarding concerns are acted upon.  We will continue to monitor the trust to check that these improvements are made.

“Aside from these issues, the trust has developed action plans to address issues relating to safeguarding concerns.

“The overall rating remains Good.”

Last updated:
31 August 2017

Notes to editors

 

For further information please contact CQC Regional Engagement Officer Lara Orija on 07789 875 306 or, for media enquiries, call the press office on 020 7448 9401 during office hours.

 

Journalists wishing to speak to the press office outside of office hours can find out how to contact the team here: http://www.cqc.org.uk/media/our-media-office (Please note: the duty press officer is unable to advise members of the public on health or social care matters). For general enquiries, please call 03000 61 61 61

 

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