Birmingham Women’s And Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust covers two specialist hospitals.

Birmingham Woman’s Hospital provides services to men, women and children, but specialises in female healthcare, particularly surrounding maternity services. Birmingham Children’s Hospital cares for children up to the age of 16. The hospital provides a wide range of primary healthcare services to children, such as for heart conditions, the treatment of burns, a specialist centre for epilepsy and a major trauma centre. The hospital also provides a large child and adolescent mental health service.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      4
    • Moderate
      43
    • Low
      402
    • None
      1,110
    Total 1,561
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Medication
    3. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    October 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    92.2%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    September 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    100.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    82.7%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    September 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    107

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.1%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    96.6%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 October 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