Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of district general hospital services to a population of roughly 390,000 in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble.

The Trust operates two hospital sites; Preston Hospital and Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, with a combined total of more than 800 beds. As well as a 24-hour A&E department and maternity services the Trust is a specialist centre for neurosurgery and neurology, oncology and burns and plastics, serving a wider population.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      13
    • Severe
      47
    • Moderate
      247
    • Low
      1,759
    • None
      5,184
    Total 7,250
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Clinical assessment (including diagnosis, scans, tests, assessments)
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    October 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    78.7%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    September 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    73.2%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    93.3%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    July 2018 to June 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    September 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    289

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    1.9%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    70

  • 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