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 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      5,451
    • Low
      1,689
    • Moderate
      47
    • Severe
      30
    • Death
      17
    Total 7,234
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Patient accident
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    May 2019
    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
    April 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    77.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    98.1%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    February 2018 to January 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    April 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    167

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    April 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    7.9%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 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 30 April 2019
    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