Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

The largest provider of mental health services, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust also offer a substance misuse service.

The trust manages two in-patient facilities and also three crisis houses, one of which is exclusively for women. The trust also accepts referrals from outside of the Camden and Islington area. Due to the location of the trust, some services are highly specialised for lifestyles that are more likely to be found in cities. One of these services include support for youngsters caught up in gangs and violence. Other services offered include drug and alcohol service, learning disability services and homelessness services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      14
    • Severe
      2
    • Moderate
      51
    • Low
      85
    • None
      1,021
    Total 1,173
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour
    3. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    95.9%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    August 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
    97.7%

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