Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust responds to CQC inspection

Responding to the publication of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report  into urgent and emergency services at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Interim Chief Executive, Tim Powell, said: “We recognise the picture painted by the CQC in this report and we are very sorry that we have failed to provide to our patients, on a consistent basis, the high standards of care that we expect of ourselves.  We also apologise for any problems that this, in turn,  has caused  our health partners, including the local ambulance service. “We fully accept the inspector’s findings and we are now working hard to make the improvements that will ensure we have a [...]