Centre praised by patients

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PATIENTS have given the thumbs up to a centre which gives specialist orthopaedic care to residents of South Yorkshire.

Balborough Treatment Centre near Chesterfield was rated as ‘excellent’ in all categories during an assessment from the Patient Environment Action Team.

The annual review focuses on the environment and quality of non-clinical services such as food, privacy and dignity in hospitals. The centre is run by Care UK for NHS patients.

Care UK’s director of clinical governance Susan Marshall said: “We’re particularly proud of the fact the centre achieved an excellent cleanliness score. Staff understand the importance of cleanliness in preventing infections.”