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 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      17
    • Moderate
      85
    • Low
      3,361
    • None
      8,223
    Total 11,686
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Patient accident
    3. Treatment, procedure
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    June 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    94.3%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    May 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    64.4%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    97.2%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    March 2019 to February 2020
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    14
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    298

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    May 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    63.0%
  • 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 to 31 May 2020
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • 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