Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides general acute care as well as providing a number of services such as ophthalmology and alcohol services in the community.

The Trust has one hospital which serves a population of approximately 330,000 in the North Liverpool, South Sefton and Kirkby areas, covering some of the most socially deprived areas in England whereby hospital-based care remains in high demand. The Trust is a teaching hospital of the University of Liverpool and Edge Hill University. The Trust also has an urgent care and major trauma centre, providing services for the region’s most critically ill patients.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      7
    • Severe
      6
    • Moderate
      42
    • Low
      1,429
    • None
      3,935
    Total 5,419
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    December 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    78.2%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    November 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    77.1%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    89.4%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    September 2018 to August 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    November 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    77

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    November 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    3.2%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    November 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 30 November 2019
    0
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 0
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 0
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 0
  • Overdose of insulin due to abbreviations or incorrect device - 0
  • Administration of medication by the wrong route - 0
  • Overdose of methotrexate for non cancer treatment - 0
  • Failure to install functional collapsible shower or curtain rails - 0
  • Transfusion or transplantation of ABO incompatible blood components or organs - 0
  • Unintentional connection of a patient requiring O2 to an air flowmeter - 0
  • Misselection of high strength midazolam - 0
  • Misselection of a strong potassium solution - 0
  • Falls from poorly restricted windows - 0
  • Chest or neck entrapment in bed rails - 0
  • Scalding of patients - 0