Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides care through 4 hospital sites; John Radcliffe Hospital, The Churchill Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Horton General Hospital.

John Radcliffe Hospital is the largest of the Trust’s hospitals and provides a 24-hour A&E department as well as a number of acute medical and surgical services as well as housing a Children’s Hospital and Eye Hospital. Together the Trust employs over 15,000 people and provides more than 1,000 beds.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      15
    • Severe
      15
    • Moderate
      121
    • Low
      1,654
    • None
      7,080
    Total 8,885
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Medication
    3. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    April 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    86.4%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    March 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    76.9%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    97.1%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    January to December 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    61
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    142

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    March 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    4.2%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    71

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 29 February 2020
    6
  • Wrong site surgery - 4
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 0
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 1
  • 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