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Hospitals: Standards

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 7682, tabled on 30 October 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many hospitals were lifted out of special measures in each of the last two years.

Answered on

4 November 2019

Since 2018 the following Trusts have been removed from Special Measures for Quality reasons:

- West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (January 2018);

- The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (March 2018);

- London Ambulance Service NHS Trust (May 2018);

- East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (June 2018);

- Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (January 2019);

- Barts Health NHS Trust (February 2019);

- Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (May 2019);

- Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust (July 2019); and

- South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (August 2019).

Since 2018 the following Trusts have been removed from Special Measures for Financial reasons:

- Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (July 2018);

- Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (October 2018);

- Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (November 2018); and

- East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (July 2019).

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