Pilgrim Hospital must urgently improve safety of emergency care, says CQC

21 December 2018 – CQC

CQC told United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust that services provided in the emergency department (ED) at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston must urgently improve, and has called for additional clinical support for the Trust.

CQC carried out a focused inspection at the hospital on 30.11.2018, following concerns about patient care in the emergency department.

United Lincolnshire Hospital NHS Trust is currently rated as Requires Improvement and is in special measures. This inspection was not rated and does not change the overall rating for the Trust. The Trust is currently subject to conditions on its registration which require it to report to CQC monthly on the measures in place to ensure safe care in the ED.

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