Avon And Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Mental Health

Avon And Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust offers in and outpatient care to people living in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire, with some specialist services available to those in the south west.

Some of the services the trust offers include specialist services for children and young people, autism diagnostic service and an eating disorder service. The trust also provides a drug and alcohol substance misuse service to a number of prisons and young offenders institutions, as well as to the wider community.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      3,306
    • Low
      926
    • Moderate
      107
    • Severe
      7
    • Death
      43
    Total 4,389
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour
    2. Patient accident
    3. Self-harming behaviour

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    84.8%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    96.9%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 30 April 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