Watchdog’s top rating for private hospital following official inspection

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A private hospital in Leeds has just achieved the top rating from the independent health regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Following an inspection, the CQC found that care provided by Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital was outstanding in the areas of caring and responsive and rated good for safety, effectiveness and being well-led.

It was praised for making sure needs of children and young people were met and there were no waiting times for admission and treatment of children and young people

Inspectors found leadership drove continuous improvement and motivated staff, the service were prepared to share good practice and to promote an open culture in reporting and learning from incidents.

Andrew Eadsforth, hospital director, said: “This is the highest possible rating we could have achieved and I am incredibly proud of the whole team.

“This is true testament to the dedication and commitment of everyone associated with the hospital, from our nurses and physiotherapists, to housekeepers and receptionists.”

Paula Dillon, President of Leeds Chamber Commerce.

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