The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust

A tertiary cancer centre, The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust provide non-surgical care to patients affected by cancer.

The trust supports people across Cheshire, Merseyside, the Isle of Man and surrounding areas but providing radiotherapy treatment at a centre in Aintree and chemotherapy treatment in seven district hospitals, as well as delivering treatment in people’s own homes. The trust also offers low-energy proton beam therapy used to treat rare eye cancers. The trust also hosts the Teenage and Young Adult unit for the area. In addition, they have a strong research and development department and host a number of clinical trials.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      840
    • Low
      75
    • Moderate
      14
    • Severe
      1
    • Death
      1
    Total 931
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Documentation (including records, identification)
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Medication
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    May 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    85.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    76.9%

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    May 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    0.0%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    May 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 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