South West London And St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

Mental Health

Providing mental health services to the London boroughs of Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth, South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust offers its services to a population of approximately 1.1 million people.

Within the area there are two hospitals providing inpatient mental healthcare, with many other community and outpatient services available. The trust is known for being innovative in the area of mental health and as a teaching trust, works closely with a number of universities.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      20
    • Severe
      3
    • Moderate
      118
    • Low
      494
    • None
      1,612
    Total 2,247
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. Disruptive, aggressive behaviour

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2020
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    83.3%

  • 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
    94.1%

  • 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