Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust work to enable patients living with long term health problems to stay in their own homes and avoid being admitted to hospital wherever possible.

The trust manages four hospitals and four minor injury units, as well as numerous health centres and clinics across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Services offered by this trust include dementia care, substance misuse, rheumatology care and podiatry services. The trust also offers primary care services to offenders at HMPYOI Stoke Heath.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      3
    • Severe
      7
    • Moderate
      166
    • Low
      456
    • None
      392
    Total 1,024
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    3. Patient accident
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    100.0%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    August 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    0.0%

  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    0

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    67.5%
  • 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 August 2020
    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