Hi there, regarding your FOI request please find the below information:
1. Please supply any serious incident reports/investigations We do not believe this is under the remit of freedom of information as its specific with personal and confidential information.
2. How many SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS in 2020? 4
3. What proportion of patients were men/women? Male: 32.7%, Female: 66.8%, Indeterminate: 0.6%
4. How old were they? Average Age (Male): 36.1 years, Average Age (Female): 34.6 years, Average Age (Indeterminate): 25.3 years, Average Age (Overall): 35.0 years
5. What proportion of patients were classified BAME? -12.7%
6. How many SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS were investigated outside the NHS and CCG? None
7. How many patients died during or 1 month after SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS and what was the cause (whether or not SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS was considered the cause)? 4- 3 via death by own hand, 1 by sudden death- later explained as due to existing health condition.
8. How many patients died within 6 months after SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS and what was the cause (whether or not SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS was considered the cause)? None
9. How many patients died by suicide within 6 months of receiving SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS (whether or not SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS was considered the cause)? None
10.How many patients have suffered complications during and after SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS and what were those complications? None
11.Have there been any formal complaints from patients/relatives about SERIOUS INCIDENT REPORTS? None
12.If so, what was their concerns? N/A
13.How does the Trust plan to prevent SERIOUS INCIDENTS in the future? With every SUI there is a service level root cause investigation which as part of its conclusion identifies areas of good and poor practice as well as areas for learning and changes made to improve in these areas. These learning the lessons are shared at employee level through Team meetings, changes informed to all, and where appropriate audited to ensure compliance and change has occurred.
In addition to this the organisation ensures that its clinical staff unless in approved training, are accredited with their professional body ensuring benchmarking against standards, and have completed organisational mandatory training which includes level 3 safeguarding for children’s and adults. Risk assessment and risk management of patients is also clearly reinforced and refreshed.