University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust provides care to those living in Southampton and parts of Southampton through the University Hospital Southampton.

As well as a 24-hour A&E department the trust provides specialist services in neurosciences, cardiac services and children’s intensive care to a wider population. The trust also works closely with the University of Southampton to provide medical research and teaching resources.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      15
    • Severe
      28
    • Moderate
      304
    • Low
      2,507
    • None
      3,519
    Total 6,373
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Medication
    2. Patient accident
    3. All other categories
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    August 2021
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    78.6%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    July 2021
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    71.0%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2021
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    79.8%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    May 2020 to April 2021
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    3
  • 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
    308

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    July 2021
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    16.9%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    13

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 30 April 2021
    2
  • 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 - 2
  • 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