Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital and community services.

The Trust operates 5 teaching hospitals; Northern General Hospital, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, Weston Park Cancer Hospital and Jessop Wing Maternity Hospital. The largest of the hospital sites is Northern General Hospital which provides a 24-hour A&E department. The Weston Park Cancer Hospital provides the only radiotherapy department in South Yorkshire as well as housing a teenage cancer unit, specifically for those under 25 and requiring cancer treatment.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      8,240
    • Low
      2,985
    • Moderate
      101
    • Severe
      25
    • Death
      7
    Total 11,358
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Patient accident
    3. Clinical assessment (including diagnosis, scans, tests, assessments)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    May 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    86.0%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    April 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    72.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    95.2%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    January 2018 to December 2018
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    April 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    12
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    274

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    April 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • 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 2018 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