South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest hospital Trust in the Tees Valley with two main hospital sites; The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton.

In addition, the Trust runs community services from a number of community sites. The largest hospital site, The James Cook University Hospital offers a 24-hour A&E department, maternity services and is a designated major trauma centre. It also offers a number of specialist services in neurosciences, renal medicine, spinal injuries, cardiothoracic, vascular services and cancer services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      12
    • Moderate
      106
    • Low
      1,189
    • None
      3,873
    Total 5,182
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Patient accident
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    October 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    87.7%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    September 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    76.3%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    91.8%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    July 2018 to June 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    September 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    177

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    5.6%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    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 2019 to 31 October 2019
    4
  • Wrong site surgery - 2
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • Wrong implant/prosthesis - 0
  • Misplaced naso- or orogastric tubes - 1
  • 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