South London And Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Offering mental healthcare to Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust also provides specialist mental health services across the UK.

In addition, there is a substance misuse service available to residents of Bexley, Lambeth, Greenwich and Wandsworth. The trust is also working with an organization based in Abu Dhabi to bring the best quality healthcare to the Middle East.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      20
    • Severe
      6
    • Moderate
      648
    • Low
      404
    • None
      2,837
    Total 3,915
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)


    • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
      for diagnostic test
      January 2020
      Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
      0.0%
    • 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
      88.8%

    • Number of Never Events and number by category
      Number of Never Events and
      number by category
      1 April 2019 to 31 January 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