The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust has once again be named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals.
Chief Executive Steve McManus, was presented with the national award at an evening that brought together colleagues from across the healthcare sector to celebrate success.
On receiving the accolade Steve said: “I am very proud to collect this award on behalf of our staff. They always aspire to provide excellent service to all our patients and their families or carers, or indeed to any visitor to our facilities, and this award is a testament to their hard work and the fantastic care they provide.”
Andy Lockwood, Managing Director, Capita Healthcare Decisions, said: “These awards recognise outstanding performance in those areas which we believe are critical to delivering good patient care. We are delighted that The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of our Top Hospitals 2017.”
As well as national awards for patient safety, quality of care and data quality, CHKS celebrates excellence amongst its clients across the UK. The Top Hospitals award is based on the evaluation of over 22 key performance indicators covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. The indicators are revised annually to take into account any newly-available performance information.
The awards were held in London, hosted by health policy analyst Roy Lilley. Guest speaker was Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE. Over 200 guests were in attendance including leaders from across the healthcare sector such as the British Medical Association, NHS Digital, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, NHS Improvement and acute trusts.