Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust provides acute care through Northampton General Hospital.

The Trust provides a full range of planned and emergency care including a 24-hour A&E department. In addition, the Trust provides care through a number of outpatient and community clinics.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      14
    • Severe
      21
    • Moderate
      87
    • Low
      1,122
    • None
      4,002
    Total 5,246
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Patient accident
    3. All other categories
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    June 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    87.8%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    May 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    68.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    86.3%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    March 2019 to February 2020
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • 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
    137

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    May 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    57.9%
  • 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 to 31 May 2020
    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