The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by a diagnostic scanning service in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, to be Outstanding following an inspection in February 2020.
Inspectors rated Beechwood Hall, Outstanding for being caring, well-led and responsive to people’s needs and Good for being safe. We currently do not rate effective for diagnostic imaging.
Beechwood Hall provides a country wide mobile diagnostic scanning service to a range of locations including mobile units, stand-alone diagnostic centres or within rented rooms within community or hospital healthcare sites. Beechwood Hall is run by InHealth Limited.
Amanda Williams CQC’s Head of Hospital Inspection in the South, said;
“Beechwood Hall had a culture that focused on patient experience and to provide outstanding care. As the service used small clinics and mobile units, they were able to provide care that was flexible, giving patients more choice over appointment dates and location of services.
“Management were focused on improvement and innovation that allowed staff to develop and improve their skills. The service took part in projects such as promoting the importance of breast screening for patients with learning disabilities and using techniques to reduce people’s anxiety about scans.
“People also received treatment from staff who were passionate about providing care that was kind and promoted people’s dignity. I would like to congratulate the service on attaining an overall rating of Outstanding.”