Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust runs 12 hospitals and numerous community centres and clinics for the Derbyshire area.

The area served by the trust is extensive and so there are many sites where medical services are offered, such as older people’s mental healthcare, sexual health clinics, community therapy service, health psychology service and diabetes care. The trust are proud that they are increasingly able to offer care in the homes of their patients, and in community locations, making their patient’s lives easier.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      1
    • Moderate
      36
    • Low
      1,891
    • None
      1,367
    Total 3,296
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    100.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    59.0%
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    4

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    August 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 August 2019
    2
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • 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