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Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds North West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust Requires Improvement

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England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated North West Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NWAS) as Requires Improvement after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

CQC carried out an announced focused inspection at the trust between 23 and 26 May, with an unannounced inspection taking place on 6 June 2016. Inspectors visited three of the trust’s core services – the emergency operations centre, urgent and emergency care and patient transport services – and looked at the trust’s NHS 111 service provision.

The full report can be accessed here: CQC Report – NWAS