Worcestershire Health And Care NHS Trust

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust manages services in six community hospitals, five minor injury units and numerous health care centres and clinics across the county.

Through the various services provided by the trust, residents in the county have access to a wide range of services including mental health services for both children and adults, Parkinson’s Disease specialist nurses and sexual health services.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2018 to September 2018
    • None
      1,692
    • Low
      996
    • Moderate
      47
    • Severe
      6
    • Death
      18
    Total 2,759
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2018 to September 2018
    1. Patient accident
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. Self-harming behaviour

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    92.1%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    April 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    January to March 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    97.8%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2018 to 30 April 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