Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute trust providing care through the Queen Alexandra Hospital.

The hospital serves those living in Portsmouth and across South East Hampshire and provides more than 1,000 beds. The hospital has a 24-hour A&E department and a surgical assessment unit as well as providing maternity services and a number of other planned and emergency treatments. In addition, the Trust hosts the largest Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit in England, treating members of the armed forces and their families as well as training military clinicians.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      9
    • Moderate
      27
    • Low
      2,995
    • None
      6,559
    Total 9,591
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    April 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
    March 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    82.6%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    96.3%
  • 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
    0
  • 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
    12.3%
  • 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 2019 to 29 February 2020
    7
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 2
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 1
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 0
  • Overdose of insulin due to abbreviations or incorrect device - 0
  • Administration of medication by the wrong route - 1
  • 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 - 2
  • 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