Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and provides health services through its five hospital sites.

The Trust provides a 24-hour A&E department at two hospitals; Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital as well as a hyper acute stroke unit (HASU) at Charing Cross Hospital and a heart attack centre at Hammersmith Hospital. The Trust offers more than 200 specialist services for adults and children including maternity and cancer care. In addition, the Trust, together in partnership with Imperial College London, is the first Academic Health Science Centre in the UK.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      7,076
    • Low
      1,485
    • Moderate
      109
    • Severe
      2
    • Death
      5
    Total 8,677
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    July 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    No Data Currently Available
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    June 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    86.9%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    84.1%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    March 2018 to February 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    June 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    5
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    238

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    June 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.8%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    June 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    48

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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