East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides care for patients across east Sussex through two district general hospitals; Eastbourne District General Hospital and Conquest Hospital in Hastings both of which provide a 24-hour A&E department, maternity units and cancer services.

In addition, the trust also provides services through another two smaller hospitals including radiology and rehabilitation to those with longer term conditions.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      6
    • Severe
      13
    • Moderate
      112
    • Low
      973
    • None
      3,691
    Total 4,795
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Patient accident
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Treatment, procedure
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    November 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    79.4%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    October 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    78.6%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    88.1%
  • 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
    4
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    63

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    October 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.6%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    October 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    119

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 October 2019
    5
  • Wrong site surgery - 4
  • 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 - 1
  • 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