Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

As a specialist heart and lung hospital, Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust treats more than 100,000 patients throughout the year from across the whole of the UK.

As well as performing heart and lung transplants, it provides a number of specialist services including Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty and Pulmonary Endarterectomy, as well as having the largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre in the UK. The hospital also has an active research and development department and actively involve their patients to get their feedback and encourage them to take part in any trials that may be taking place.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      2
    • Moderate
      13
    • Low
      213
    • None
      1,209
    Total 1,438
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Medication
    2. Documentation (including records, identification)
    3. Treatment, procedure
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    September 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    100.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    72.2%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    September 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    6
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    109

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.3%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    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 2019 to 31 October 2019
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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