Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides medical services to the city of Birmingham as well as the West Midlands.

The trust manages four hospitals including Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry which provides vital educational support to graduates from the University of Birmingham. West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre provides specialist services to a wide range of patients needing help to manage their disabilities. The trust also manages various acute medical centres across the region, as well as providing the primary healthcare service for prisoners at HMP Birmingham.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      3
    • Moderate
      46
    • Low
      552
    • None
      1,071
    Total 1,673
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Patient accident
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Medication

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    87.7%
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    0

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    August 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 31 August 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