ⓘ Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a leading provider of community health services in the north west of England. In 2013 14 Bridgewater w ..

                                     

ⓘ Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a leading provider of community health services in the north west of England.

In 2013 / 14 Bridgewater was responsible for ensuring community and specialized medical services 831.270 of people living in halton, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan. Besides Bridgewater provides community dental services in these areas plus Bolton, Tameside, Glossop, Stockport and Western Cheshire. His public services in St Helens were assumed by the consortium of St Helens and Knowsley hospitals teaching NHS, 5 boroughs, partnership Foundation NHS trust and St Helens Rota in 2017.

On November 1, 2014, Bridgewater became one of the first two community health NHS trusts in the UK to achieve Foundation trust status.

He took contracts for health services in prisons five prisons in the North West, but decided to leave them all in 2019.

Plans were made for the trust to take over Liverpool contract community healthcare NHS trust, but was abandoned in March 2017 after the modernization of the NHS stepped in. The Commission on quality of care, the rated Bridgewater as "requiring improvement" after an inspection in 2016.

In 2019 began merger discussions with Warrington & Halton hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.