Hospital Enter & View
Healthwatch County Durham (HWCD) was asked to suggest how they could support quality improvement within County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust (CDDFT). The HWCD Board suggested patient experience was the most appropriate area to support. HWCD Board also met with Healthwatch Darlington (HWD) Board who agreed to take part in the work and to carry out visits in Darlington Memorial Hospital while HWCD visited University Hospital North Durham.
Each local Healthwatch, County Durham and Darlington, visited three wards in their local hospital:
Darlington Memorial Hospital (DMH):
Reports of our findings are shared below.