Kent And Medway NHS And Social Care Partnership Trust

Mental Health

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust provides mental health, learning disability and substance misuse services to the Kent and Medway region, serving approximately 1.8 million residents.

Managing services in six hospitals and various community sites, the trust offers inpatient care, crisis resolution services, community mental health services, personality disorder service and vocational rehabilitation service. The trust also provides support for forensic care services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      12
    • Severe
      8
    • Moderate
      18
    • Low
      399
    • None
      2,313
    Total 2,750
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    3. Self-harming behaviour

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    88.9%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    94.9%

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