New health centre is recognised with awards

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A CLINIC has received two awards.

Acorn Health, a chiropractors in Havant Road, Emsworth, received the honours from the Royal College of Chiropractors.

The first was a Patient Partnership Quality Mark, which recognises excellence in meeting patient expectations in a range of areas including accessibility, booking systems, privacy, communication and patient education.

The second was the Clinical Management Quality Mark, which shows that clinics have achieved excellence in areas including clinical audit, outcome measurement, patient satisfaction and operational policies.

In receiving awards, Acorn Health has become one of fewer than 50 clinics in the UK to have done so.

Principal chiropractor Philippa McKernan said: ‘The awards add to the prestige of the clinic in Emsworth and demonstrates our recognition of the importance of healthcare in our community.

‘We are thrilled to have been recognised, especially within just over six months of opening.’