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 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      14
    • Severe
      20
    • Moderate
      473
    • Low
      2,377
    • None
      4,554
    Total 7,438
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    April 2022
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    66.2%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    March 2022
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    87.3%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    87.5%
  • 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
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2022
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    32

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    March 2022
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    23.5%
  • 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
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • 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