Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care through two hospital sites; Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospital, both of which offer a 24-hour A&E department.

In addition the Trust operates a number of birthing centres as well as a delivery suite at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Medical services are split across both hospitals and together the Trust employs roughly 8,000 people.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      17
    • Severe
      29
    • Moderate
      987
    • Low
      2,419
    • None
      11,430
    Total 14,882
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Treatment, procedure
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    April 2022
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    54.5%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    March 2022
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    74.5%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    94.2%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    January 2021 to December 2021
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    1
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2022
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    193

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    March 2022
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    18.1%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    March 2022
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    2
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 0
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 1
  • 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