PERFORMANCE: Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust was picked out by the Care Quality Commission as performing below average for the help provided by staff at meal times in the inpatient survey.

The results of the 2012 national inpatient survey were published by the CQC earlier this month.

Dartford and Gravesham was among five trusts identified by the CQC as performing “significantly worse than average” for question 23 – did you get enough help from staff to eat your meals?