University Hospitals Of North Midlands NHS Trust

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust provides a full range of general acute hospital services to those living in Staffordshire.

The trust operates two hospital sites; Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford. In addition to a number of acute services including a 24-hour A&E department the trust provides a number of specialised services for a wider population, including trauma, cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis services, neonatal intensive care and paediatric intensive care.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      1
    • Severe
      27
    • Moderate
      95
    • Low
      1,628
    • None
      4,581
    Total 6,332
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Patient accident
    3. Medication
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    79.7%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    August 2019
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    75.8%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    88.7%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    May 2018 to April 2019
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    August 2019
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    4
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    January to March 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    481

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    August 2018
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    1.6%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    August 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 31 August 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