Victoria Infirmary (Northwich)

01606 564000 Winnington Hill, Winnington Hill , Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1AW
http://www.mcht.nhs.uk

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 41 ratings for this hospital

News:

  • TRUST RATED POSITIVELY BY CQC

Overview

VIN entrance

Victoria Infirmary was opened in 1887. The Victorian building has been developed over the years and now provides dedicated support services, a Minor Injuries Unit, a Therapy Services department which includes a Hydrotherapy Pool, as well as other outpatient services.

Patients attending for a blood test  openning times are Monday to Thursday 8.30 - 4.30 and Friday 8.30 - 1.30

Contact details, map and directions

Victoria Infirmary (Northwich)

Tel: 01606 564000   Fax: 01606 564020

Address: Winnington Hill, Winnington Hill, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1AW

Website: http://www.mcht.nhs.uk

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Latest news

TRUST RATED POSITIVELY BY CQC

The national regulator for all healthcare providers in England, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has published its report into the care provided by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT).

 

The report, which was compiled following a comprehensive inspection undertaken by the CQC in October 2014, has given MCHFT an overall rating of “Good.”  Only a small number of acute hospital Trusts in England have been provided with this rating, meaning that MCHFT’s hospitals are amongst the highest rated in the country.

 

A team of 38 inspectors visited the Trust’s three sites – Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford – between October 8-10, 2014, with a further unannounced inspection taking place on the evening of October 24, 2014.  The team consisted of CQC inspectors alongside a variety of medical and healthcare specialists at various levels from Consultants to Student Nurses, as well as members of the public.

 

As part of the inspection, the CQC spoke to patients, visitors, carers, staff and the public to hear about their experiences of the Trust, with the vast majority of feedback being positive.  Inspectors also sought the views of other NHS organisations and partners including the local Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS England, Health Education England, the General Medical Council, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Royal Colleges and the local Healthwatch team.

 

In order to get to the heart of patients’ experiences of care, the inspection focused on five questions of every service and provider:

-       Is it safe?

-       Is it effective?

-       Is it caring?

-       Is it responsive to people’s needs?

-       Is it well-led?

 

Using these five questions, the CQC focused on nine key MCHFT service areas and provided each element with a rating of either “Outstanding”, “Good”, “Requires Improvement” or “Inadequate”:

-       Accident and Emergency

-       Medical Care

-       Surgery

-       Critical Care

-       Maternity and Family Planning

-       Children and Young People

-       End of Life Care

-       Outpatients

-       Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre.

 

Speaking about the report, Tracy Bullock, MCHFT Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted to have received a positive report from the CQC.  The findings of the detailed inspection are a fantastic endorsement of the care and experience that we aim to provide to all of our patients every day.

 

“I would like to thank everybody who works at each of our sites who made this possible – your continued hard work, dedication and compassion ensures that our patients are consistently treated with care that is safe, personal and of high quality.

 

“Whilst the report contains a great number of positives, we know that there is still room for improvement.  Our own internal review processes had previously highlighted the areas which were rated as “Requires Improvement” in the report and work had already commenced, and will continue, to address these issues.

 

“The inspection by the CQC has been an extremely thorough review of everything that we do here at MCHFT and to have been rated as “Good” is not only great news for us, but also for all of our current and future patients and their families.  They can now be assured that their services and treatments are delivered in environments that are clean and fit for purpose by staff who are highly skilled, caring and committed.”

 

Copies of the CQC report, both full and summary versions, are available online at www.mcht.nhs.uk/cqc and on the CQC website (www.cqc.org.uk).

Last updated on 29 May 2015.

Quality of service at Victoria Infirmary (Northwich)

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77staff recommend this hospital for care. 108 responses. 4329 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

67staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 108 responses. 4329 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

0.89%Patients recommend this hospital. 383 responses.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 901 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

He has received the best care and attention

mjy son has been attending the clinic for over 5 years and after numerous appointments and two operations. We would like to say a huge th...

19 June 2017

I have always found Victoria Hospital wonderful.

I attend the hydrotherapy regularly. I have always found the staff great and the waiting times for blood tests good. Thanks to all staf...

20 May 2017

excellent service in the minor injuries unit

I visited the minor injuries unit after a fall, I was seen at very quickly especially as it was a Friday night. After an examination ...

11 May 2017

Toddler with pulled elbow, home within half an hour

On Sunday my daughter was crying and holding her arm, I rushed her down to the infirmary as it was so out of character for her. Within h...

6 April 2017

An appointment was quickly arranged via 111 and on time

The doctor was extremely welcoming and very thorough in their questioning .

25 March 2017

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Last updated on 29 May 2015.

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