Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust

Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust manages services two hospitals and operates various community health centres and clinics.

Services that the trust offers includes DVT service, adult social care, rehabilitation and specialized dental services as well as many others, for residents across the Wirral.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      5
    • Severe
      10
    • Moderate
      236
    • Low
      401
    • None
      981
    Total 1,633
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Consent, communication, confidentiality
    3. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    September 2019
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    99.7%


    • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
      for diagnostic test
      August 2018
      Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
      0.0%

    • 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