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Derby Hospitals named in 40 Top Hospitals for 2013

Published 03/05/2013
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Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of the 40 Top Hospitals for 2013 by the data organisation CHKS.

The award is given to the 40 top performing CHKS client trusts. The 40Top award is part of the CHKS Top Hospitals programme.

The award is based on the evaluation of 22 key performance indicators covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. The top 40 list is drawn from more than 100 hospital trusts across the UK.

Sue James, Chief Executive of Derby Hospitals, said: “We are delighted to be named as one of 40 top performing Trust’s in the UK. We pride ourselves on delivering the best quality of care to our patients and this is a tribute to all our hard working staff.”

Jason Harries, managing director of CHKS, said: “We are delighted that Derby Hospitals’ is one of our 40Top Hospitals for 2013. These awards recognise outstanding performance in 22 areas which we believe are critical to delivering good patient care.”

ENDS

For further information, please contact:

Amanda Wells
Communications and Media Manager
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
amanda.wells4@nhs.net
01332 786947
07799 337677

Last Modified 03/05/2013