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Provider: The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust Requires improvement

On 12 July 2019, we published a report on how well The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust uses its resources. The ratings from this report are:

  • Use of resources: Requires improvement  
  • Combined rating: Requires improvement  

Read more about use of resources ratings

Registration details


CQC register The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust to carry out the following legally regulated activities.

Maternity and midwifery services

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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Termination of pregnancies

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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Services in slimming clinics

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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Nursing care

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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Family planning services

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
Registered services

Treatment of disease, disorder or injury

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
Condition of this registration relating to carrying out this regulated activity

The registered provider must ensure that there is an effective system in place at the Emergency Department at Russells Hall Hospital to fully clinically assess, identify and escalate clinical risk of all patients who present to the emergency department in line with relevant national clinical guidelines within 15 minutes of arrival. In particular, the registered provider must ensure that the clinical assessment and the rationale for level of care provided is clearly documented in patients� records.

From 26 July 2019 and on the last Friday of each month thereafter by 4pm until further notice, the registered provider shall report to the Care Quality Commission confirming:

a) The action taken to ensure that an effective system is in place to clinically assess all patients within 15 minutes of arrival at the Russells Hall Hospital Emergency Department and progress on its implementation

b) Details or description of the system or process implemented and the outcome of auditing, monitoring and implementing this system.

c) Copies of all assurance and audit results given to the Board of The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust that an effective system is in place.

Registered services

Surgical procedures

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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Diagnostic and screening procedures

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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Management of supply of blood and blood derived products

  • Ms Diane Wake is responsible for these services.
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