Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust provide health services with the intention of reducing the need for patients to be admitted to or attend a hospital.

Serving the Lincolnshire area, the trust manages services in 5 hospitals, many community health centres and clinics as well as urgent out of hours care. As well as everyday community care, the trust offers various specialist services such as Parkinson’s nurse specialist, cardiac rehabilitation, tuberculosis service and assisted discharge stroke service.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      1
    • Moderate
      122
    • Low
      316
    • None
      1,800
    Total 2,239
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    2. Medication
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2021
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    94.9%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    71.3%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    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