Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Formed in 2017 from a merger of North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust provides a variety of services across Essex, Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Luton, serving a population of approximately 1.3 million people.

As well as providing community health services across the region, the trust provides specialist care with in the mental health and learning disabilities sector. Managing services within 10 hospitals and numerous clinics and community healthcare centres, the trust offers services such as mental health inpatient care, cancer support and community learning disability support.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      48
    • Severe
      3
    • Moderate
      320
    • Low
      1,808
    • None
      5,991
    Total 8,170
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour
    3. Treatment, procedure

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    93.5%

  • 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
    100.0%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April to 31 May 2020
    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