Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust provides hospital based care from three sites; the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Each hospital site specialises in providing different services to those living in Worcestershire however both the Alexandra Hospital and Worcestershire Royal Hospital provide a 24-hour A&E department. Worcestershire Royal Hospital also has an oncology centre, providing radiotherapy for cancer patients as well as providing care for those suffering from a stroke and specialist serves in cardiac stenting.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2019 to September 2019
    • Death
      4
    • Severe
      20
    • Moderate
      71
    • Low
      1,357
    • None
      5,878
    Total 7,330
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2019 to September 2019
    1. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    2. Access, admission, transfer, discharge (including missing patient)
    3. All other categories
  • Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    August 2020
    Percentage of A&E attendances dealt with in 4 hours
    88.0%
  • Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    July 2020
    Percentage treated for cancer within 62 days of urgent GP referral
    73.8%

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    April to June 2020
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    56.0%
  • Summary Hospital-level
    Mortality Indicator
    May 2019 to April 2020
    Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator
    2
  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    January 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    34
  • Number of cancelled
    elective operations
    October to December 2019
    Number of cancelled elective operations
    189

  • Percentage waiting 6+ weeks
    for diagnostic test
    June 2020
    Percentage waiting 6+ weeks for diagnostic test
    65.4%
  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    January 2020
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    70

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April to 30 June 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