Burton Hospitals named as a CHKS Top Hospitals winner for third consecutive year

Burton Hospitals named as a CHKS Top Hospitals winner for third consecutive year
12 May 2017

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of the CHKS Top Hospitals for 2017, an accolade awarded to the top performing CHKS client Trusts. The trust has picked up an award for the third consecutive year.

As well as national awards for patient safety, quality of care and data quality, CHKS celebrates excellence amongst its own clients throughout the UK. The Top Hospitals award is based on the evaluation of more than 22 key performance indicators covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. The indicators are revised annually to take into account any newly-available performance information.

Helen Scott-South, Chief Executive, said: “I’m incredibly proud of the staff at Burton Hospitals and it is a credit to them that we have collect a CHKS award for the third straight year. The Trust is on a journey to be the best; both as a fantastic place to work and as a high quality healthcare provider.  

“This award shows that we are making steps to achieve that goal. Our staff continue to strive to improve the care they give to patients on a daily basis and I’m delighted that their hard work has been recognised in this way.”

The CHKS Top Hospitals programme awards were held in London and hostes by health policy analyst Roy Lilley. More than 200 guests were in attendance including leaders from across the healthcare sector including: BMA, NHS Digital, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, NHS Improvement  and acute Trusts.

Andy Lockwood, managing director, Capita Healthcare Decisions, said: “These awards recognise the outstanding performance in those areas which we believe are critical to delivering good patient care. We are delighted that Burton Hospitals is one of our Top Hospitals 2017.”

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