Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides general health services in the community and through its Homerton University Hospital.

The hospital offers a 24-hour A&E department, maternity services and cancer care as well as a number of other medical areas. In addition, the Trust provides specialist services in obstetrics and neonatology, fetal medicine, asthma and allergies, keyhole and bariatric surgery and neuro-rehabilitation across east London.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      4
    • Moderate
      185
    • Low
      849
    • None
      5,993
    Total 7,032
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Medical device / equipment
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    April 2022
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    84.0%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    March 2022
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    81.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    81.4%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    January 2021 to December 2021
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • 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
    34

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    March 2022
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    2.3%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    March 2022
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    50

  • 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