FOI 4059 Serious Incidents

 

1. How many Serious Incidents involving breaches of patient safety, as defined by the Serious Incident Framework, were recorded by your trust in each of the 12 months of 2016 and also in January and February 2017? Please give a monthly breakdown.  The total number of Serious Incidents involving breaches of patient safety for the 12 months of 2016 and for the January, February 2017 totals 52

2. Please specify — for each month — how many of these serious incidents involved: 

a) death
b) serious harm
c) moderate harm
d) low harm
e) no harm? 

The total number of serious incidents recorded by grade/harm are as follows:

Low/Moderate – 27

Severe and above – 25

The information has not been broken as per request due to numbers <5 which would risk potentially identifying individuals.

3)Please specify — for each month — how many incidents occurred in each of your hospitals. 

4) Please specify — for each month — how many incidents occurred in each hospital’s: 

a) A&E unit/emergency department
b) general/acute medical wards
c) orthopaedics department
d) oncology
e) paediatrics
f) maternity units
g) gynaecological units
h) critical care (including high dependency units and intensive care units for adults, children and newborns? 

 

Please find below a table confirming the number of incidents that occurred at Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust broken down by specialty, in each of the 12 months of 2016 and in January, February 2017:

 

a) A&E unit/emergency department Total

January 2016 28
February 2016 32
March 2016 41
April 2016 37
May 2016 63
June 2016 39
July 2016 42
August 2016 41
September 2016 39
October 2016 36
November 2016 53
December 2016 40
January 2017 46
February 2017 47

 

b) general/acute medical wards

 

January 2016 86
February 2016 87
March 2016 80
April 2016 104
May 2016 82
June 2016 74
July 2016 73
August 2016 89
September 2016 85
October 2016 122
November 2016 97
December 2016 87
January 2017 97
February 2017 77

 

c) orthopaedics department

January 2016 16
February 2016 12
March 2016 9
April 2016 13
May 2016 18
June 2016 13
July 2016 6
August 2016 17
September 2016 24
October 2016 15
November 2016 18
December 2016 17
January 2017 16
February 2017 12

 

d) oncology

January 2016 31
February 2016 32
March 2016 27
April 2016 38
May 2016 31
June 2016 24
July 2016 35
August 2016 29
September 2016 21
October 2016 21
November 2016 38
December 2016 23
January 2017 30
February 2017 37

 

e) paediatrics

January 2016 17
February 2016 14
March 2016 22
April 2016 9
May 2016 19
June 2016 8
July 2016 21
August 2016 18
September 2016 10
October 2016 15
November 2016 17
December 2016 12
January 2017 27
February 2017 19

 

f) maternity units

January 2016 102
February 2016 83
March 2016 78
April 2016 64
May 2016 82
June 2016 98
July 2016 87
August 2016 88
September 2016 63
October 2016 67
November 2016 59
December 2016 70
January 2017 95
February 2017 64

 

g) gynaecological units – Total 18 in each of the 12 months of 2016 and in January, February 2017. The information has not been broken as per request due to numbers <5 which would risk potentially identifying individuals.

 

January 2016
February 2016
March 2016
April 2016
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016
August 2016
September 2016
October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
January 2017
February 2017

 

h) critical care (including high dependency units and intensive care units for adults, children and newborns?

 

January 2016 20
February 2016 19
March 2016 21
April 2016 13
May 2016 19
June 2016 15
July 2016 20
August 2016 10
September 2016 15
October 2016 16
November 2016 17
December 2016 14
January 2017 7
February 2017 16

 

 

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