by timpickstone on 21 January, 2020
Greater Manchester Mental Health, the NHS trust based at Prestwich Hospital has received an overall rating of ‘GOOD’ from the Care Quality Commission.
The Trust also received individual ratings for each of our core service lines; achieving ‘Good’ ratings for six core services, ‘Requires Improvement’ for two core services and an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our substance misuse services.
During their inspection, the CQC noted that staff treat patients with compassion and kindness, and respect their privacy and dignity. They recognise that staff involve service users in care planning and risk assessment and that the Trust actively seek feedback on the quality of care provided.
The CQC highlighted a number of areas of ‘Outstanding’ practice, including our Safewards programme, our new mental health service for Greater Manchester University students and our partnership approach with housing providers.
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