University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides care through 5 hospital sites; University College Hospital, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Hospital for Tropical Diseases and The Eastman Dental Hospital.

The University College Hospital provides a 24-hour A&E department, hyper-acute stroke unit, critical care and cancer care. The Hospital for Tropical Diseases provides the UK with diagnoses and treatment for all tropical diseases and also serves short and long-term travellers as well as immigrants and refugees.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      2
    • Severe
      7
    • Moderate
      68
    • Low
      1,039
    • None
      3,173
    Total 4,289
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Patient accident
    2. Treatment, procedure
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    October 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    80.8%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    September 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    87.7%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    77.6%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    July 2018 to June 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    September 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    12
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    July to September 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    141

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    September 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    14.4%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    41

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 October 2019
    3
  • Wrong site surgery - 2
  • 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 - 1
  • 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