Weston Area Health NHS Trust

Weston Area Health NHS Trust is based in North Somerset and provides care from three sites; one general hospital – Weston General Hospital and two centres.

Weston General hospital offers care through its emergency department (although it is currently temporarily closed between 10pm and 8am) , a birth centre for low risk pregnancies and a stroke unit. The trusts two centres provide community paediatric care as well as Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2019 to March 2020
    • Death
      0
    • Severe
      15
    • Moderate
      54
    • Low
      706
    • None
      2,170
    Total 2,945
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2019 to March 2020
    1. Infrastructure (including staffing, facilities, environment)
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    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
    25

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    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 to 31 August 2020
    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