CQC Report Ratings - 2020
Key Findings from the CQC Report
The CQC can give one of four ratings to NHS Trusts and services: ‘Outstanding’, ‘Good’, ‘Requires Improvement’, or ‘Inadequate. The Trust was previously inspected in October 2017 and rated ‘Requires Improvement’.
They rated 15 services, 3 as outstanding, 11 as good and one as requires improvement.
Fairfield General Hospital and the Trust’s End of Life Care are rated Outstanding.
As a result of its latest inspection, the CQC found Pennine Acute Trust, has:
- maintained its Good ratings for being Caring and Well-led
- improved its rating for Effective services from Requires Improvement to Good
- improved the overall rating for Fairfield General Hospital to Outstanding
- rated the Trust’s End of life Palliative Care services as Outstanding
- rated community health inpatient services provided across Rochdale as Good
- improved medical care services (incl. older people care) rating for North Manchester General and The Royal Oldham Hospitals to Good
- maintained Good rating for urgent and emergency services at both The Royal Oldham and North Manchester General Hospitals despite increased demand
- improved rating for critical care and surgery services at Royal Oldham to Good
- improved surgery services across all CQC domains at North Manchester General
- maintained overall Good rating for Rochdale Infirmary following last inspection
The full report for the Trust is available on the CQC website at https://www.cqc.org.uk/provider/RW6
Reports for our individual hospitals can be downloaded below.