Fairwater Health Centre gains approval

The Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has explored how Fairwater Health Centre meets standards of care. They concluded that patients can be assured Fairwater Health Centre is run well.

Overall they found that: patients’ views indicated they were treated as individuals and were satisfied with the care and support they receive; staff adopted a courteous and professional manner when speaking to patients; and the Health Centre placed an emphasis on ensuring quality and safety across its services.

Three areas were noted that require improvement: Staff health and safety risk assessments; a system to record staff vaccinations; and improved child protection arrangements.