Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Medway NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital care through its Medway Maritime Hospital.

The Trust employs more than 4,000 people and provides a number of clinical services including the West Kent Vascular Centre, a dedicated stroke unit and the West Kent Centre for Urology as well as a 24-hour A&E department and maternity unit.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      9
    • Severe
      17
    • Moderate
      57
    • Low
      420
    • None
      1,670
    Total 2,173
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    August 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    84.1%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    July 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    81.5%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2020
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    29.1%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    May 2019 to April 2020
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    5
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    92

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    June 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    27.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    76

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April to 30 June 2020
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 0
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 1
  • 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