Maternity services at Whiston Hospital receives top marks for safe patient care (From Runcorn and Widnes World)
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Whiston Hospital's maternity services score highest score for safe patient care
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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