Letters Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hinchingbrooke Hospital’s reply to “inadequate” rating on patient care

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h293 (Published 20 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h293
  1. Suzanne Hamilton, chair1
  2. On behalf of Shashank Ranjan, Rupert Bourne, Atif Alvi, Andrew Wojcik, Sally Bashford, Adrian Harris, Alexander Martin, Hassan Wazait, Rizwan Hasan, Cornelius Rene, Lydia Chang, David Mitchell, Helen Johnson, Ingo Hille, Tony Barabas, Ashish Pradhan, Reza Jenabzadeh, Ahmed Mohamed, Nobila Jamali, Colin Boland, Annelise Matthews, Sangeeta Pathak, Toks Akerele, Tony Morgan, Filippo Di Franco, David Ward, Ibrahim Srouji, Catherine Hubbard, Catherine Hoggarth, Cheryl Palmer, Hagen Schumacher, Marianne Shiew, Dr Meldou, Anitha Mathews, Bhanti Felli, Sayam Dubash, Erika Manzo, Rona Connick, Jose Taveres, Kevin Walsh, Mark Lillicrap
  1. 1Medical Advisory Committee, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon PE29 6NT, UK
  1. suzanne.hamilton1{at}nhs.net

Over the past three years there have been many positive changes to the quality of services (for example, the colorectal department) and to the number of services offered by Hinchingbrooke (provision of in-house urology; ear, nose, and throat; and plastic and hand surgery).

Recent data on mortality show that it is significantly lower than in other hospitals and the overall trend for mortality is reducing.1 We have had no …

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