Jonathan Reynolds MP

Representing the communities of Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley, Longdendale, and Dukinfield
labour and coop candidate jonathan reynolds

MP encourages residents to attend Tameside Hospital listening event

 Stalybridge and Hyde MP Jonathan Reynolds is encouraging residents to attend a listening event at Dukinfield Town Hall on 23rd May 2013.

Jonathan Reynolds MP is asking local residents to submit their views about care they have received at Tameside Hospital.

The Keogh Mortality Review, led by Prof. Sir Bruce Keogh, focuses on the quality of care and treatment at 14 hospitals across England, of which Tameside Hospital is one.

Tameside Hospital is under review because over the last two years, they have had higher than expected levels of Standardised Hospital Level Mortality index, or Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio.

The listening event, to be at Dukinfield Town Hall on Thursday 23 May, 6pm until 8pm, will provide an opportunity for local residents to share their experiences of care at Tameside Hospital with an independent review panel.

Commenting on the review, Mr Reynolds said “Residents across Tameside deserve access to hospital services that they can trust, which is why I welcome the Keogh Mortality Review that was announced in February earlier this year.

“This review provides an opportunity to scrutinise the standard of care at Tameside Hospital and I am hopeful that it

Mr Reynolds continued, “For this reason, I would actively encourage people to participate in the review and to share with Prof. Keogh their experience of the care they have received, good or bad.” 

Anyone who is unable to attend can submit their views separately in the following ways:

By email:              brucekeogh.review@nhs.net  

By letter:             Bruce Keogh Review c/o NHS Commissioning Board 1st Floor Quarry House Quarry Hill Leeds LS2 7UE  

By phone:           call the Care Quality Commission on 03000 61 61 61 and select option 2.  

Published 16th May 2013

 


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