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Action taken on failing hospital

Action taken on failing hospital

21 September 2012 Last updated at 15:23 ET An “urgent legal restriction” has been placed on the use of a hospital day surgical unit after inspectors found “completely unacceptable” failings. Inspectors said the unit at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield was being used for long-term care when there were not even washing facilities. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has ordered the hospital to restrict the length of patient stays. Continue┬áreading

Trust warning over patient care

Trust warning over patient care

3 August 2012 Last updated at 07:02 ET A cash-strapped hospital trust has been told to improve standards of patient care at Dewsbury and District Hospital. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has issued a formal warning to The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust following a visit last month. Inspectors found some patients on ward two “were not being treated with dignity, respect or consideration”. Continue┬áreading