Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

A specialist ophthalmic health service, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust offers services over 30 sites in London.

The trust oversees a specialist A&E department for urgent, sight threatening problems. Other conditions the trust covers includes care for glaucoma, cataract, ocular oncology and radiology, amongst many other treatments. The trust also oversees a partnership with UCL Institute of Opthalmology to lead one of the most extensive ophthalmic research programmes.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      3,655
    • Low
      107
    • Moderate
      46
    • Severe
      4
    • Death
      0
    Total 3,812
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Documentation (including records, identification)
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    May 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    98.3%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    April 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    0.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    86.0%
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    32

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    April 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2018 to 30 April 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