Here's why this Blackpool Vic department is '˜one of the best in the country'

The radiology department at Blackpool Victoria Hospital has been given a national mark of quality for the seventh year running, which health bosses said '˜prove it is one of the best in the country.'

Wednesday, 20th June 2018, 5:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 12:12 pm
Blackpool Victoria Hospital
Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Given by the Royal College of Radiologists and Society of Radiographers, the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS) focuses on five key areas: Leadership and management, clinical excellence, facilities, resources and workforce, patient experience, and safety.

Radiology manager Vera Mountain said: “ISAS accrediation provides evidence for comissioners, providers, and patients that this has been an externally-assessed imaging service and is safe and of a high quality.

“The process itself will promote service improvement in individual organisations and is a national quality driver.

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“There has been a real team effort in order to achieve this prestigious award.

“The teamwork needed by staff has led to a sense of unity and pride, not only in the achievement itself, but in knowing that our service is of a high quality.”