Graham has met with the Chief Executive of the Humber NHS Foundation Trust to find out what the Trust is doing to improve the problems highlighted in the Care Quality Commission’s report last month that has led to the closure of 18 beds at the hospital.
Commenting Graham Stuart said, “Many of my constituents are deeply concerned about the bed closures at the hospital; people are facing longer journeys to visit their loved ones who have been admitted to other hospitals.
“Patient safety and the quality of care in the NHS are top priorities for this Government and I am pleased that problems are being identified and dealt with early. The main concern now is to tackle these problems and get the hospital back to full capacity as soon as possible.”
Patient at East Riding Community Hospital, Chris Wardman said, “It was good to see Graham at the hospital last week; I cannot praise the staff enough for all their hard work and commitment towards patient care and for the care I have had in the hospital over the last few months.”