Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is an acute trust serving those living in south west Kent and parts of East Sussex.

The Trust provides general hospital services through two hospital sites; Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Both hospitals provide a 24-hour A&E department, maternity services as well as offering cancer care through the Kent Oncology Centre.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      36
    • Severe
      52
    • Moderate
      140
    • Low
      852
    • None
      6,915
    Total 7,995
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Patient accident
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2021
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    82.2%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    August 2021
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    85.3%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    89.0%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    June 2020 to May 2021
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    74

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2021
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    22.5%
  • 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
    3
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 0
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 1
  • 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