Charing Cross patients praise hospital and call for greater say in its future during uncertain times for site

Patients have praised Charing Cross Hospital in a new survey and report.

It was carried out by independent health charity Healthwatch Central West London (CWL), following concern from residents regarding the hospital’s future .

Its Experiences of Today, Questions for Tomorrow report found 83% of the 218 patients quizzed were “very satisfied” or “extremely satisfied” with the treatment they received at the hospital, in Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith.

The report was published days before a pubic meeting organised by Hammersmith and Fulham Council to address the hospital closure and cuts fears.

hat takes place on Wednesday (February 28) at Hammersmith Town Hall in King Street.

The Healthwatch survey spoke to outpatients who said “very strongly” they value the hospital, are “extremely satisfied” with their experiences at the hospital, valued the hospital’s services and appreciates its role in the community.

Patients also said they want to play a big part in shaping any changes to the way the hospital’s services are delivered in the future.

Article from Get West London, 28 February 2018