East Cheshire NHS Trust

East Cheshire NHS Trust operates three hospital sites as well as providing healthcare through a number of community settings.

Macclesfield District General Hospital provides a 24-hour A&E department, maternity services and the Macmillan Cancer Centre as well as a number of additional outpatient services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      8
    • Moderate
      100
    • Low
      1,163
    • None
      1,876
    Total 3,149
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Clinical assessment (including diagnosis, scans, tests, assessments)
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    November 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    75.1%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    October 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    62.5%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    88.3%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    August 2018 to July 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • 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
    10

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    October 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.5%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    October 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    31

  • 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 - 1
  • 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