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How we measure up - our hospital ratings

The Trust is governed by a regulatory framework set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which has a statutory duty to assess the performance of healthcare organisations.

The CQC requires that hospital trusts are registered with the CQC and therefore licensed to provide health services.

The Trust continues to be registered without conditions by the Care Quality Commission to provide health services.

The CQC provides assurance to the public and commissioners about the quality of care through a system of monitoring a trust's performance across a broad range of areas to ensure it meets essential standards. The CQC assessors and inspectors frequently review all available information and intelligence they hold about a hospital, and depending on what this tells them, they may choose to inspect a hospital to ensure standards are being maintained.

You can find out more about the CQC here:

Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission rates the Trust as 'Requires improvement'

All CQC inspections of the services and sites may be viewed on the CQC website.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - CQC

Findings from our regulators are shared with the Trust Board and key stakeholders. Action plans associated with any reports are shared and reported through existing governance processes.

Individual hospital ratings

Area Rating
Trust overall Requires improvement
John Radcliffe Hospital Requires improvement
Horton General Hospital Good
Churchill Hospital Good
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Good
Last reviewed:01 September 2023