North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Mental Health

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust provides mental health, social care and disability services across Stoke on Trent and North Staffordshire.

The trust oversees healthcare at over 40 sites including inpatient services which are based at Harplands Hospital in Stoke. The trust serves approximately 470,000 adults and children across the region. Services include a community learning support team, paediatric psychology, memory clinics for older adults and a parent and baby service. The trust also provides support to The Youth Offending Service.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      1,021
    • Low
      351
    • Moderate
      27
    • Severe
      1
    • Death
      27
    Total 1,427
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour
    3. Patient accident

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    78.0%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    96.2%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 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