Liverpool Heart And Chest NHS Foundation Trust

Providing specialist services, Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust offers care in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology and respiratory medicine including adult cystic fibrosis.

Serving Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man, the trust also welcome referrals for their specialties from outside the area. Within this area, the trust serves approximately 2.8 million people. The trust runs an active clinical trials unit in a wide range of medical areas.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      0
    • Moderate
      3
    • Low
      58
    • None
      679
    Total 740
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Medication
    2. Documentation (including records, identification)
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    No Data Currently Available
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    August 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    95.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    78.6%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    August 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    3
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    33

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    30.2%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    August 2019
    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 2019 to 31 August 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