Stockport NHS Foundation Trust a leading community that serves the Stockport, Tameside and Glossop in form of highly recognised speciality centres nationally. The Stepping Hill Hospital was the first military hospital opened in 1905 and was the first in the World War I. Foundation Trust status was established on 1st April 2004, NHS organisations is first in the country to achieve the foundation trust position. The Trust achieved country’s first accreditation in the Clinical Pathology for their point of care testing in December 2011. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust was the awarded international ISO accreditation for emergency planning in April 2013 which is also first in the country. Trust works for the local communities and Board of Governors are elected within the community who are voice for the people. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has made a fundamental commitment to whole system integration and transformational change, as the only way to create a sustainable Foundation Trust within a sustainable locality.
The trust consists of 24 community locations across Stockport and provides community health services in people’s homes. The hospitals are as follows:
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport
Devonshire Centre for Neuro-rehabilitation, Stockport
The Meadows palliative care centre, Stockport
The Trust employs over 5,800 staff including 160 consultants and around 1500 nurses working across two hospital sites and provides acute hospital care predominantly across Stockport and the High Peak and with over 41 community clinics seeing around 500,000 patients per year attracting an estimated income of around £270 million for a single financial year. The average stay of patients is normally four days which includes 40% aged 80 years and 50% aged 75 and above.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has won several awards from year 2012 and recent in the previous year 2016. A list of awards are listed below:
Student Nursing Times Awards - Community Placement of the Year (2016)
Association for Healthcare Communications and Marketing Awards - Best Media Handling and Jonathan Street Award (2015)
Great British Care Awards - Dignity in Care (2015)
Great British North West Care Awards - Care Innovator (2014)
Nursing Times Awards - Continence Care and Promotion (2014)
Aesthetic Dentistry Awards (2014) Queen’s Nurse Awards (2014)
Pride of Britain - North West Local Hero (2013) Queen`s Nurse Award (2013)
Climate Week Award – Best initiative by a public of uniformed service (2013)
Royal College of Nursing Awards – Lightbulb Innovation (2013)
Student Nursing Times Awards - Mentor of the Year (2013)
Student Nursing Times Awards - Student Placement of the Year (2013)
Student Nursing Times Awards - Partnership of the Year (2013)
Association for Healthcare Communications and Marketing Awards - Communications Team of the Year and Best Website (2013)
Queen’s Nurse Awards (2012)
National NHS Leadership Awards - Newcomer of the Year (2012)
Safety Express Awards – Whole Health Economy Engagement (2012)
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Stockport NHS Foundation Trust that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Stockport NHS Foundation Trust that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.