PERFORMANCE: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust was picked out by the Care Quality Commission as performing above average in the inpatient survey for levels of privacy during consultations.

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

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells was among 10 trusts identified by the CQC as performing “significantly better than average” for question 36 – were you given enough privacy when discussing your condition or treatment?