CQC Rates ELFT ‘Outstanding’ For Third Time

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East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) has achieved its third consecutive ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC); the first Mental and Community Health Trust in England to achieve this rating for a third time.  The CQC found ELFT’s ‘overwhelmingly positive culture supported patients to achieve good outcomes.’

The rating has been confirmed after an inspection programme that included:

  • An announced core service inspection of mental health wards for older people
  • An announced core service inspection of forensics inpatient wards
  • Attendance at various meetings, forums and focus groups by inspectors
  • A well-led inspection of the Trust from October 26-27, 2021

The Trust’s overall rating remains 'Outstanding.'

Read the full report.

Expiry date: Feb 18th, 2022