Patients praise for King’s Mill

PATIENTS at King’s Mill Hospital have praised the excellent care they received while staying at the hospital in a national survey.

The findings come from the annual survey of inpatient services and facilities by the Care Quality Commission.

Respondents for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFH) were patients who spent at least one night at either King’s Mill or Newark hospitals in July 2011.

SFH scored better than other trusts nationally in seven main areas, for patients:

Trust chief executive, Martin Wakeley, said; “We are delighted that our results clearly demonstrate the commitment of all our staff to ‘putting the patient first’ and reflect our ambition to deliver world-class care.”