Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Offering to its main hospital site Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust offers its paediatric services at a number of community sites.

The trust provides specialist care to children in many branches of medicine, including cancer care, cardiac surgery, head and face surgery and a major trauma centre. In addition to primary healthcare, the trust has a specialist inpatient service run in North Liverpool. The trust runs a forum made up of past patients and parents that works to create ideas around an agenda consisting of items requested by the members and the staff.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      0
    • Moderate
      6
    • Low
      420
    • None
      2,126
    Total 2,554
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Medication
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Clinical assessment (including diagnosis, scans, tests, assessments)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    June 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    98.8%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    69.6%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    114

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    May 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    31.5%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    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 to 31 May 2020
    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