Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust merged with Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust on 1st July 2018 to form East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

Prior to the merger Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust provided care to those living in Ipswich and surrounding areas through the Ipswich Hospital which provided acute care including a 24-hour A&E department, as well as Aldeburgh Community Hospital, Felixstowe Community Hospital and Bluebird Lodge community hospital.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      0
    • Moderate
      0
    • Low
      0
    • None
      0
    Total 0
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. #N/A
    2. #N/A
    3. #N/A



      • Number of Never Events and number by category
        Number of Never Events and
        number by category
        1 April 2019 to 31 August 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