Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

The Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed from a merger of Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust and Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in April 2020.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      12
    • Severe
      0
    • Moderate
      13
    • Low
      118
    • None
      964
    Total 1,107
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour
    3. Patient accident

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2020
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    87.7%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    98.0%

  • 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