Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Foundation Trust

The largest paediatric centre in in the UK, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust trains more specialist paediatric doctors than any other European centre.

It offers paediatric care in heart problems, brain surgery, intensive care and renal transplantation amongst many other specialities. The trust also works in partnership with University College London to provide care for children with cancer. The trust has an active research and development department, and has been instrumental with some medical breakthroughs over recent years.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      2
    • Moderate
      23
    • Low
      454
    • None
      1,841
    Total 2,320
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Medication
    2. Consent, communication, confidentiality
    3. Treatment, procedure

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    74.9%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    September 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    142

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    3.1%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    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 2019 to 31 October 2019
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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