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
    October 2018 to March 2019
    • Death
      20
    • Severe
      6
    • Moderate
      25
    • Low
      996
    • None
      1,882
    Total 2,929
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    October 2018 to March 2019
    1. Patient accident
    2. Implementation of care and ongoing monitoring / review
    3. All other categories

  • Percentage of total
    beds occupied overnight
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of total beds occupied overnight
    95.3%

  • Number of mixed sex
    accommodation breaches
    September 2019
    Number of mixed sex accommodation breaches
    0
  • Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    July to September 2019
    Percentage of patients followed up within 7 days of mental health discharge
    97.9%

  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2019 to 31 October 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