Heart Of England NHS Foundation Trust

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust was acquired by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust on 1st April 2018.

Prior to the merger the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust managed Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Birmingham Chest Clinic.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2017 to March 2018
    • None
      7,398
    • Low
      2,045
    • Moderate
      194
    • Severe
      39
    • Death
      9
    Total 9,685
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2017 to March 2018
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)



      • Number of Never Events and number by category
        Number of Never Events and
        number by category
        1 April 2018 to 31st January 2019
        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