Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital and community health services to those living in the north west area of Greater Manchester.

The Trust operates a number of sites including The Royal Bolton Hospital which is a “super centre” for maternity, neonatal and children’s services as well as providing a 24-hour A&E department and a number of other services. In addition, the Trust operates more than 20 health centres and clinics in the community providing a range of health services including physiotherapy, audiology and speech therapy.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      5
    • Moderate
      25
    • Low
      903
    • None
      5,422
    Total 6,356
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Documentation (including records, identification)
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Consent, communication, confidentiality
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    November 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    70.5%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    October 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    83.6%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    82.6%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    August 2018 to July 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    1
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    October 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    169

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    October 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.9%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    October 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    22

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 October 2019
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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