Trust wins Top Hospital Award

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has been named one of the best in the country for quality of care and patient safety.

The Trust picked up the Top Hospitals Awards 2019 based on its excellent performance compared with trusts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The Trust’s Martin Armstrong (centre) and Michael Chilvers (right) celebrate the Top Hospital Awards 2019 with Ben Riley from CHKS

The Award, from healthcare improvement specialists CHKS, is based on data tracked by NHS Digital in areas such as safety, clinical effectiveness and health outcomes.

Michael Chilvers, Medical Director at the Trust, said: “This is an award for every member of staff at the Trust who works so hard every day to ensure the best quality care for each patient.

“It is a great achievement and reflects the unwavering commitment and dedication of everyone involved.”

The CHKS Top Hospitals awards were held in London and hosted by ITV News medical correspondent Sue Saville.