Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust was created in April 2020 from the merger of Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

The trust provides community healthcare, mental healthcare and learning disability support, including inpatient support for people with mental health problems. Other services the trust offer includes musculoskeletal physiotherapy, stroke services, eating disorders and school nursing.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      45
    • Severe
      14
    • Moderate
      572
    • Low
      791
    • None
      1,235
    Total 2,657
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Self-harming behaviour
    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
    93.0%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    August 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    75.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2020
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    62.7%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    June 2019 to May 2020
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • 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
    50.2%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    98.8%

  • 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