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Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The CQC's job is to check all hospitals in England to ensure they are meeting government standards, and to share their findings with the public. For more information about the CQC please go to


The West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is meeting the essential government standards of quality and safety and is registered with the CQC. The Trust's current registration status is unconditional.

The government standards cover all aspects of care, including:

  • treating people with dignity and respect
  • making sure food and drink meets people's needs
  • making sure that that the environment is clean and safe
  • managing and staffing services

Results of the most recent inspection of West Suffolk Hospital by the CQC


Presentation available covering, who are the CQC, what is the inspection process, how does this affect WSH and what are we doing to prepare

Our staff booklet called ‘An Opportunity to Shine’ - sets out how to approach and deal with the questions and requests that we know CQC inspectors often make. It will also include some questions to help you reflect on your practice prior to the visit.

Tell us about your careCQC

Thursday 3rd March 2016

Time: 6:00pm - 7.30pm 

The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP333FD

Come to our public listening event, meet our inspectors and share your experience of the services and care provided in the last year by West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Share your experience anonymously at any time: www.cqc.org.uk/sye - enquiries@cqc.org.uk - 03000616161

Last updated: 08 Feb 2016 14:53:58.180

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