Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust runs services across Somerset, Dorset and the Isle of Wight, including running services from 13 hospitals and 7 minor injury units.

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 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      30
    • Severe
      9
    • Moderate
      562
    • Low
      777
    • None
      1,492
    Total 2,870
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    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
    October 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    99.6%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    89.3%
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    0

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    99.0%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 October 2019
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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