Taunton And Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust provides acute services through its Musgrove Park Hospital – the largest hospital in Somerset.

The hospital offers a total of 550 inpatient beds and has a 24-hour A&E department, maternity unit and a purpose built cancer treatment centre, the Beacon Centre.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      2,026
    • Low
      1,175
    • Moderate
      102
    • Severe
      10
    • Death
      3
    Total 3,316
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    May 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    80.4%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    April 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    80.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    88.2%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    February 2018 to January 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    April 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    192

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    April 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    15.5%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 2019
    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 30 April 2019
    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