Basildon And Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides services for 405,000 people living across south-west Essex and operates two main hospitals; Basildon University Hospital and Orsett Hospital as well as offering diagnostic services including x-rays at the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay.

The Trust is also home to the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre. Basildon University Hospital is the trusts main site, offering a 24-hour A&E department and maternity services, whereas the Orsett Hospital houses a specialist cancer ward and also offers day surgery.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      11
    • Severe
      19
    • Moderate
      74
    • Low
      1,230
    • None
      5,153
    Total 6,487
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. All other categories

  • 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
    91

  • 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 August 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