Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

Specialising in the health of women and their babies, Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust provides its services both in the hospital and out in the community.

Offering services in maternity, gynaecology, neonatal care, fertility and genetics, the trust serves over 50,000 people each year from Liverpool and the surrounding areas. Under its teaching status the trust also works with the University of Liverpool to assist with the training of undergraduate and post-graduate education.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      4
    • Moderate
      65
    • Low
      1,360
    • None
      2,844
    Total 4,275
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Clinical assessment (including diagnosis, scans, tests, assessments)
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    January 2023
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    86.7%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    October 2023
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    35.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2023
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    62.7%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    February 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2023
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    10

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    December 2023
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    5.2%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    December 2023
    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