CQC inspection rates Mildmay Hospital “Outstanding”

Besi Besemar August 2, 2017

Mildmay Hospital which was officially opened by HRH Prince Harry in 2015 has been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

HRH Prince Harry visits Mildmay in December 2015

Mildmay 26 bed Hospital, based in East London is an HIV charity providing medical treatment, therapies, nursing care and rehabilitation for people with severe and complex HIV-related health conditions.

They specialise in treating HIV associated brain injury also known as HAND or HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder. This is caused by HIV entering and affecting the brain and is a form of severe dementia. Mildmay are the only facility in Europe dedicated to the rehabilitation of people with this condition.

Mildmay also provide outpatient Day services which work to maintain and build patients independence and confidence through a range of therapies and rehabilitation.

Chief Executive, Dr Ross White, said: “I am delighted that the compassionate care provided by our staff, the dedication of our volunteers and the impact of our work with patients has been recognised with an ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating. The CQC inspectors also saw how we use computer technology in a therapeutic way to help patients improve their cognitive health and build their skills for independent living. We share this success with our wonderful supporters who enable our work to continue to such a high standard. We are deeply grateful to them all.”

Mildmay has recently featured on the impressive BBC One documentary The Truth About HIV.

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