PERFORMANCE: Medway Foundation Trust was picked out by the Care Quality Commission as performing below average in the inpatient survey for treating people with dignity and respect.

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

Medway was among six trusts identified by the CQC as performing “significantly worse than average” for question 67 – overall, did you feel you were treated with respect and dignity while you were in the hospital?

It was also rated below average for question 68 – overall… I had a very poor experience/I had a very good experience (Rated on a scale of 0-10).