Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, learning disability and community healthcare services across the Black Country area.

The trust provides a number of specialist healthcare workers to provide in and outpatient care for people in the area with varying degrees of learning difficulties and mental health problems including an eating disorders service and crisis resolution. Under the community healthcare provision, services such as speech and language therapy are offered.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      959
    • Low
      299
    • Moderate
      32
    • Severe
      0
    • Death
      6
    Total 1,296
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. All other categories
    2. Self-harming behaviour
    3. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    81.2%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 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
    98.0%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2018 to 30 April 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