East London NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

The reach of East London NHS Foundation Trust extends to Befordshire and Luton covering the City of London, Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

Specialist services also extend to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex, as well as the London boroughs of Richmond, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and Waltham Forest. Services provided by the trust include in-patient mental health services, addiction services, psychological therapies, forensic services and community services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      82
    • Severe
      20
    • Moderate
      1,322
    • Low
      4,438
    • None
      6,467
    Total 12,329
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Documentation (including records, identification)
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. All other categories

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    88.6%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    88.7%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    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