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Northwick Park Hospital

Grading:  - Requires Improvement

We carried out this inspection as part of our comprehensive acute hospital inspection programme for combined acute hospital and community health based trusts. We inspected Northwick Park Hospital, Ealing Hospital and the following community health services: community services for adults; community services for children, young people and families; community inpatient services; community services for end of life care and community dental services.

The announced part of the inspection took place between 19-23 October 2015 and there were further unannounced inspections which took place between 3-7 November 2015. Overall we rated Northwick Park Hospital as requires improvement.

We rated end of life care as good.We rated the following services as requires improvement: Urgent and emergency care, medical care including care of the elderly, surgery, critical care, maternity and gynaecology, acute services for children, and outpatients and diagnostic imaging.

Overall we rated caring at the hospital as good but safety, effective, responsive and well-led as requires improvement.