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 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      4
    • Moderate
      45
    • Low
      274
    • None
      2,449
    Total 2,772
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. All other categories
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    February 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    94.7%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    January 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    75.9%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    80.5%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    November 2018 to October 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • 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
    36

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    January 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.4%
  • 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
    3
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 1
  • 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