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NHS Community Trust Delivering Services Across the East of England Rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

by Sarah Turner | Sep 05, 2019

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, which delivers a wide range of services for children and adults across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Luton, Peterborough, Norfolk and Suffolk has been awarded the highest rating by the Care Quality Commission; the independent regulator of health services across England.We are Outstanding CQC Announcement

Matthew Winn, Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust said: "I am incredibly proud that the Care Quality Commission has rated our Trust ‘Outstanding’. Staff across the Trust have worked hard to develop innovative and accessible services for local residents and this rating reflects their dedication and passion for delivering the very best outcomes for the communities we serve. I was delighted the CQC recognised what I witness all the time, that our staff are caring and compassionate in the way they provide care to local residents - all of our local teams have so much to be proud about.”

Responding to the Care Quality Commission’s rating, Simon Harwin, Service Director for Bedfordshire and Luton Children’s Services added: “Having recently joined the Trust, I have been astounded by the level of innovation underway and the sheer commitment from staff to delivering the very best outcomes for local children and young people.  I look forward to continuing to work with staff and families across Bedfordshire and Luton to build on this fantastic achievement.”

Tracey Cooper, the Trust’s Service Director for Ambulatory Services (community dental, musculo-skeletal physiotherapy, integrated contraception and sexual health, and neuro-rehabilitation services) added: “Our staff are making a real difference on a daily basis to the quality of people’s lives, enabling them to access care in innovative ways closer to home or in their local community; often avoiding the need for hospital-based care.  I am so pleased that their commitment and achievements have been recognised by the Care Quality Commission - I couldn’t be prouder!”

John Peberdy, Cambridgeshire & Norfolk Service Director of Children & Young People’s Services said: “Ensuring children get the very best start in life and supporting families to achieve this is at the centre of all we do. The complex levels of care delivered, including in the home setting, and the commitment from staff to putting families first is simply phenomenal. I look forward to continuing to build on this fantastic rating from the Care Quality Commission and commend staff across our services for their ongoing passion and commitment.”

The Care Quality Commission’s ratings for the five specific areas assessed are as follows: 

Overall rating

The Care Quality Commission’s ratings for specific services were as follows:

Specific services

The Trust delivers the following services across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Luton, Peterborough, Norfolk and Suffolk:

Cambs and Peterborough

Norfolk and Suffolk

Bedfordshire and Luton

For further information please contact Karen Mason, Head of Communications, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust on 07754 01480 308266 or email Karen.mason4@nhs.net

 

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