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
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      25
    • Severe
      93
    • Moderate
      541
    • Low
      1,363
    • None
      4,765
    Total 6,787
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    3. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    94.2%

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    January 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    95.7%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 January 2020
    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