Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust merged on the 1st July 2018 to form University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundaton Trust alongside Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provided care for 360,000 people living in Burton upon Trent and across south Staffordshire. It ran three hospital sites; Queen’s Hospital in Burton, the Sir Robert Peel Hospital in Tamworth and Samuel Johnson Hospital in Lichfield, together employing more than 3,000 people.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2017 to March 2018
    • None
      2,246
    • Low
      458
    • Moderate
      35
    • Severe
      1
    • Death
      0
    Total 2,740
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2017 to March 2018
    1. Patient accident
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. All other categories



      • Number of Never Events and number by category
        Number of Never Events and
        number by category
        1 April 2018 to 31st January 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