Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Providing services across the county, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust provides services to around 1.5 million people.

Managing services on over 400 sites, including seven hospitals, the trust delivers mental health, learning disability and community health services. Services the trust offer includes mental health inpatient care, rheumatology service and adult learning disability service. The trust also works with the criminal justice department to provide healthcare to a number of prisons in the area, while also providing support to the Criminal Justice Liaison team.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      44
    • Severe
      118
    • Moderate
      501
    • Low
      896
    • None
      4,878
    Total 6,437
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    3. Documentation (including records, identification)

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    93.9%

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • 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
    96.0%

  • 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