Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Yeovil Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides care through its hospital site; Yeovil District Hospital.

The trust provides a full range of clinical services including general medicine, orthopaedic care and a 24-hour A&E department.

Figures for this Trust

  • Number of Patient Safety Incidents & harm caused
    April 2020 to March 2021
    • Death
      20
    • Severe
      8
    • Moderate
      198
    • Low
      812
    • None
      4,450
    Total 5,488
  • Top 3 categories of Patient Safety Incident
    April 2020 to March 2021
    1. Patient accident
    2. Medication
    3. Treatment, procedure

  • Number of cancelled
    critical operations
    February 2020
    Number of cancelled critical operations
    4


  • Number of Never Events and number by category
    Number of Never Events and
    number by category
    1 April 2021 to 31 August 2021
    2
  • Wrong site surgery - 1
  • Retained foreign object post procedure - 1
  • 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