NHS Borders on data shortlist

John Raine, chairman of NHS Borders.
John Raine, chairman of NHS Borders.

NHS Borders has been shortlisted for the CHKS Top Hospitals programme data quality award, 2015.

Awards are made on the basis of an analysis of publicly available data and every NHS trust is included.

John Raine, NHS Borders Chairman said: “This is a tremendous achievement for NHS Borders. To be shortlisted in this category for the 2015 CHKS awards is outstanding.”

He added: “Last year NHS Borders was named in the CHKS 40Top Hospital Award, for evaluation of key indicators of clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care.

“Receiving national recognition for a second year should give reassurance to patients and staff that NHS Borders is amongst the highest performers in the UK when it comes to 
data quality, safety and care.”