Dig­nity of un­well to be in­ves­ti­gated

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - REMEMBER WHEN? -

PA­TIENTS will be ques­tioned as part of a new cam­paign to en­sure hos­pi­tals re­spect peo­ple’s dig­nity and pri­vacy.

The Ash­ford group of the East­ern and Coastal Kent Pa­tient and Pub­lic In­volve­ment Fo­rum have joined forced with fo­rums across the coun­try to launch the Care Watch cam­paign.

Pa­tients will be ques­tioned through­out March about their ex­pe­ri­ences in hospi­tal or while us­ing other NHS ser­vices.

Chair­man of East­ern and Coastal Kent PPI Fo­rum, Janet Bent­ley said: “We­hope by ques­tion­ing pa­tients and their car­ers we will be able to high­light what works and sadly what needs fur­ther at­ten­tion.”

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