Care at hospital 'improved'

Health watchdogs say standards of care have improved at Weston General Hospital - just two months after it was threatened with enforcement action.

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Inspectors: we heard too many stories of poor care

We heard too many stories of people who weren’t getting the help they needed, or whose appeals for assistance went unanswered, and who were left humiliated or simply left to wait. We were told how staff were overstretched, that assessments weren’t being made in time, records weren’t being kept properly and patients haven’t been receiving the care they need.

– Ian Biggs, Regional Director of CQC in the South

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