Birmingham And Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

One of the largest mental health trusts, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of over 1 million people.

While mainly serving the areas of Birmingham and Solihull, some specialist services are available to a wider community. Some of the services this trust provides include bipolar service, deaf mental health services, place of safety and crisis resolution. The trust also offers a mental health service to inmates at HMP Birmingham.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      3,918
    • Low
      1,230
    • Moderate
      63
    • Severe
      8
    • Death
      14
    Total 5,233
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    3. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    97.3%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    May 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
    96.0%

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