Learning from our deaths policy
This document sets out the Trust’s policy and procedures for the review and investigation of in-patient deaths, to review care in order to learn from the outcome and prevent recurrence. This policy covers all services directly provided by the Trust and requires the Trust to have ‘robust systems in place for recognising, reporting and reviewing or investigating deaths and learning from avoidable deaths that are contributed to by lapses in care.
Our Interim Caldicott Guardian is Dr Charles Cayley, Medical Director / Responsible Officer.
Email our Caldicott Guardian
Appointment of Grant Thornton UK LLP as external audit advisor
In accordance with Chapter 2, Part 3, 8 (2) of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, this is to advise that the Trust has appointed Grant Thornton UK LLP as it’s External Audit Advisor as recommended by the auditor selection panel. This appointment shall be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for up to 2 years. (Posted January 2017)
Modern Slavery Act 2015
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is designed to consolidate various offences relating to human trafficking and slavery. The provisions in the act create a requirement for an annual statement to be prepared that demonstrates transparency in supply chains. In line with all businesses with a turnover greater than £36 million per annum, the NHS is also obliged to comply with the Act.
Care Quality Commission registration
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust is registered as a healthcare services provider with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Please click here to view the CQC report of June 2016.
Following the CQC's recent visit and report, our Trust action plans are listed below:
In December 2013 prior to our merger, both Trust Boards at The North West London Hospitals and Ealing Hospital made declarations accepting the recommendations from the Francis Report.
Ealing Hospital NHS Trust
You can read the Trust’s reports to the Board by clicking the links below.