Southport And Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is a hospital and community based Trust, providing care to those living in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

The Trust operates two hospital sites; Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. Southport and Formby District General Hospital provides a 24-hour A&E department, maternity services and also houses the North West Spinal Injuries Centre providing specialist care to spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      3
    • Severe
      12
    • Moderate
      57
    • Low
      758
    • None
      5,392
    Total 6,222
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Treatment, procedure

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2023
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    80.5%
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    February 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0


  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    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