Royal Brompton And Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

As one of the largest specialist heart and lung centres in Europe, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust offers its services from two hospitals based in Chelsea and Uxbridge.

As with all specialist trusts, research and innovation play a major part progressing the knowledge and procedures within their respective specialty. This trust is no different having performed the first successful heart transplant in Britain and for babies born with congenital heart disease, pioneered intricate heart surgery. As specialists in their field, the trust helps both children and adults with a wide range of conditions from treating patients suffering a heart attack, to children needing treatment for cystic fibrosis.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      0
    • Moderate
      39
    • Low
      439
    • None
      1,644
    Total 2,123
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Treatment, procedure
    2. Medication
    3. Medical device / equipment
  • 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
    42.9%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    78.7%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    168

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    March 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    31.0%
  • 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
    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