St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a large acute Trust providing care to those living in South West London.

The Trust operates two hospital sites; St George’s Hospital in Tooting and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. St George’s Hospital is shared with the University of London which trains medical students as well as carrying out extensive medical research as well as offering a 24-hour A&E department and being one of four major trauma centres in London. In addition the Trust specialises in complex pelvic trauma, family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases, serving a much wider population.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      10
    • Severe
      11
    • Moderate
      428
    • Low
      3,055
    • None
      8,848
    Total 12,352
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    January 2023
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    69.1%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    October 2023
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    78.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2023
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    91.3%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    October 2022 to September 2023
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    February 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    12
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2023
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    51

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    December 2023
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    2.4%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    December 2023
    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 2021 to 31 August 2021
    1
  • Wrong site surgery - 0
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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