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PERFORMANCE: Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust was picked out by the Care Quality Commission as performing below average in the inpatient survey for whether patients could understand correspondence sent between their GP and their consultant.
STRUCTURE: Weston Area Health Trust has reorganised its management structure from three divisions into two.
PERFORMANCE: Patient safety at 18 accident and emergency departments in the West Midlands cannot be guaranteed according to a joint letter signed by leading clinicians from across the region.
PERFORMANCE: Pressures from extra activity in March and April has had severe effects on Medway Foundation Trust.
PERFORMANCE: East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust had 907 “long waiters” at the end of April – 45 of whom had been waiting more than a year.
PERFORMANCE: East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust managed to treat 91 per cent of patients in A&E within four hours in April – despite coming under severe pressure which caused the trust to declare an internal major incident.
PERFORMANCE: GP surgeries in the Durham Dales are not calling enough patients for health checks to meet targets.
SERVICES: A nurse led service is offering rapid access for patients in the Durham Dales with bladder problems.