Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Mental Health

Providing mental health and learning disability services, Devon Partnership NHS Trust serves Devon and the wider area.

Providing specialist services to the area, the trust provides a wealth of mental health support, from psychological therapies provided in the community to secure in-patient care. On the learning disabilities side, the trust provides residential care where needed, but offer patients the ability to remain independent while still receiving the support they need.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      52
    • Severe
      4
    • Moderate
      91
    • Low
      1,442
    • None
      1,596
    Total 3,185
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. All other categories
    3. Medication

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    89.3%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    96.7%

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