Tees, Esk And Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides local mental health, learning disability and eating disorders services for those living in County Durham and Darlington, the Tees Valley and most of north Yorkshire.

Spanning a large geographical area the trust has more than 20 hospitals and sites where inpatient services are offered across adult mental health and substance misuse, mental health services for older people, children’s and young people’s services and learning disability services. In addition the trust provides forensic services to treat patients referred by the criminal justice system whereby mental health or learning disabilities have been a factor behind the offending. The trust also provides the mental health services across the seven prisons based in the North East of England.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      6,851
    • Low
      1,955
    • Moderate
      321
    • Severe
      12
    • Death
      65
    Total 9,204
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Self-harming behaviour
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Patient accident

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    84.1%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    May 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    98.3%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 30 June 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