Whiston Hospital's maternity services score highest score for safe patient care

Runcorn and Widnes World: Maternity matron Val Blakemore with mum Jade Davidson and her daughter, Macie Stanley, born at Whiston Hospital Maternity matron Val Blakemore with mum Jade Davidson and her daughter, Macie Stanley, born at Whiston Hospital

MATERNITY services at Whiston Hospital provide the highest level of safe care, according to a recent patient safety assessment.

Assessors for the NHS Litigation Authority have awarded the trust a level three status for its quality and safety of care, the best score achievable.

The rigorous assessment process checks for compliance against a set of national standards and means the trust takes a focused and proactive approach to assuring the safety of mothers and their babies.

Sue Redfern, director of nursing, midwifery and governance said: “This is a really excellent achievement. The assessment reflects the commitment of our maternity staff to ensure that mothers and babies receive the very highest standards of care, each and every time.”

 

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