CQC report finds Leicester hospital services ‘need to improve’

Full Story in Leicester Mercury 14 March 2018

Leicester’s Hospitals have been told they need to improve services in the latest report by the health regulator .

The warning comes from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), whose inspectors visited the city’s three main hospitals, and other health services, between November and January.

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated the services provided by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust as “requires improvement overall”.

Its team of inspectors assessed urgent and emergency care at Leicester Royal Infirmary; medical care at the Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital; diagnostic imaging services and maternity and outpatients at both the Infirmary and General Hospital, and maternity services at St Mary’s Birthing Centre.