Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides care through its hospital site; Royal Surrey County Hospital.

The hospital provides a range of general and specialist care including a 24-hour A&E department and maternity services. In addition, the Trust is a specialist centre for cancer care and is home to St Luke’s Cancer Centre, providing cancer treatment and care to those across Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      2,770
    • Low
      390
    • Moderate
      30
    • Severe
      8
    • Death
      3
    Total 3,201
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. All other categories
    2. Patient accident
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    June 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    88.5%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    May 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    78.4%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    82.1%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    March 2018 to February 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    May 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    205

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    May 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    3.4%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    May 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 June 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