The Royal Bournemouth And Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides healthcare for those living in Bournemouth, Christchurch and parts of East Dorset.

The Trust operates two hospital sites; The Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Christchurch Hospital. The Royal Bournemouth Hospital provides the majority of the trusts services including a 24-hour A&E department, day surgery, maternity unit and cancer services alongside Poole NHS Foundation Trust. Together the trust serves a population of more than 500,000 which increases in the summer months due to the number of tourists visiting the area.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      11
    • Moderate
      242
    • Low
      2,126
    • None
      2,080
    Total 4,460
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Patient accident

  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    0
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    84

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    6

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    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