Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust serves those living in North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham through its 4 hospital sites; Fairfield General Hospital, Bury, North Manchester General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary.

North Manchester General Hospital is the largest hospital operated by the Trust and houses a 24-hour A&E department as well as a separate paediatric A&E unit. Together the Trust provides a number of elective and emergency surgery and treatments as well as specialist services in HIV/AIDS, renal care and liver surgery. In addition to the 4 hospital sites the Trust also operates The Floyd Unit, a rehabilitation service to those who have suffered neurological disabilities as a result of an accident or injury.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      89
    • Severe
      84
    • Moderate
      328
    • Low
      5,316
    • None
      24,977
    Total 30,794
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. All other categories
    3. Treatment, procedure

  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0


  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    2
  • Wrong site surgery - 2
  • 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