Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

The area of Northamptonshire is covered by Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, providing a range of services to the community of around 730,000 people.

The trust provides a safe inpatient mental health service for those patients that need more specialised help. Other mental health, learning disability and community health services the trust provides include community therapy, sexual health, community paediatrics and eating disorders. The trust also has a Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team to support offenders with suspected mental health problems or learning disabilities.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      2,094
    • Low
      979
    • Moderate
      94
    • Severe
      6
    • Death
      0
    Total 3,173
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Patient accident

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    91.3%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    May 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
    98.6%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 30 June 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