PERFORMANCE: George Eliot Hospital Trust has scored top marks across the board in this year’s annual patient environmental action team (PEAT) scores.

The score places the trust in the top 50 of the 286 that took part.

The assessments measure hospital performance on food, cleanliness, infection control and areas such as bathrooms, lighting and floors.

Hospitals are rated on: environment; food; and privacy and dignity. They are graded, on a five point grading scale ranging from “excellent” to “unacceptable”.