Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Providing health care services across West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and part of East Sussex, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust gives over one million residents access to its services.

The trust manages services over twelve hospitals and numerous community health centres and clinics. They also manage an urgent treatment centre at Crawley. Some of the services offered by this trust include back care support service for carers, chronic pain service, stop smoking service and intravenous care team.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      1
    • Moderate
      36
    • Low
      977
    • None
      1,550
    Total 2,566
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Medication
    3. Medical device / equipment
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    April 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    99.9%


    • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
      for diagnostic test
      March 2020
      Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
      1.1%
    • Number of mixed sex
      accommodation breaches
      January 2020
      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 29 February 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