Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care through its hospital site; Poole Hospital.

The Trust serves those living in Poole and East Dorset as well as providing cancer care for the whole of Dorset. The hospital has a 24-hour A&E department and provides maternity care for those in East Dorset and further afield as well as being a centre of excellence and training in keyhole surgery.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      13
    • Moderate
      199
    • Low
      1,013
    • None
      3,889
    Total 5,114
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Clinical assessment (including diagnosis, scans, tests, assessments)
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    June 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    No Data Currently Available
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    May 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    72.4%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    91.7%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    March 2019 to February 2020
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    5
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    46

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    May 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    51.1%
  • 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