Harrogate And District NHS Foundation Trust

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital care and community services to those living in Harrogate and surrounding areas.

The Trust employs more than 4,000 people primarily across their two hospital sites. The main hospital, Harrogate District Hospital provides a 24-hour A&E department, maternity services and cancer care amongst many other departments. The smaller Ripon Community Hospital provides a minor injury unit, x-ray services and care for the elderly. In addition, the Trust provides a number of community health services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      7
    • Moderate
      249
    • Low
      926
    • None
      2,517
    Total 3,700
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    February 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    85.8%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    January 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    95.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    85.7%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    November 2018 to October 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    67

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    January 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    1.0%
  • 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 2019 to 31 January 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