Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

Managing 8 hospitals, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides medical services to the approximately 600,000 people living in the county.

The trust provides specialist services including sexual health, heart failure, community dentistry and tissue viability.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      9
    • Moderate
      87
    • Low
      648
    • None
      709
    Total 1,453
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Medication
    3. Medical device / equipment



      • Number of Never Events and number by category
        Number of Never Events and
        number by category
        1 April to 30 June 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