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 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      2,681
    • Low
      416
    • Moderate
      538
    • Severe
      8
    • Death
      26
    Total 3,669
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    2. Self-harming behaviour
    3. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour


    • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
      for diagnostic test
      May 2018
      Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
      0.0%
    • Number of mixed sex
      accommodation breaches
      May 2019
      Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
      0
    • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
      January to March 2019
      Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
      86.8%

    • Number of Never Events and number by category
      Number of Never Events and
      number by category
      1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019
      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