Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

A founding member of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network, the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust uses this platform for innovation to improve the delivery of mental health and learning disability services to its patients.

Providing services such as help and support with obsessive compulsive disorders, phobias, child and adolescent mental health, dementia and self-harm, the trust also provides support to the Criminal Justice system where offenders may be thought to be suffering from mental health problems.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      42
    • Severe
      6
    • Moderate
      37
    • Low
      788
    • None
      2,045
    Total 2,918
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Patient accident
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    October to December 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    97.0%

  • 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
    96.5%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April to 30 April 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