Success at a glance
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust manages two main hospitals – Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, in West
Yorkshire. The Trust provides healthcare for more than 435,000 people across Calderdale and Kirklees, and is recognised as being among the top performing Trusts in the country.
With seven consultants and 24,000 surgical cases per year, the pathology directorate provides comprehensive laboratory services in support of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment for patients within the Trust’s hospitals and clinics, and for family practitioners within the local primary care trusts (PCTs).
As with many Trusts across the UK, it identified the need to improve efficiency and decrease turnaround