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
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      2
    • Moderate
      53
    • Low
      928
    • None
      4,428
    Total 5,411
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Medication
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Consent, communication, confidentiality

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    85.2%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    5
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    104

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2021
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    18.7%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    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
    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