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NHS 'never events' - how did your health trust perform?

Some NHS trusts had more never events than others, with Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust having the most at four. Photo: PA

Some NHS trusts had more never events than others, with Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust having the most at four.

This included two incidents where foreign objects were left inside patients, one patient who had a procedure on the wrong part of their body and one patient given the wrong type of implant.

NHS 'never event' charts: Serious errors across 111 Trusts

Four serious blunders over six months:

  • Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Four - including two incidents where foreign objects were left inside patients, one patient who had a procedure on the wrong part of their body and one patient given the wrong type of implant.

Three serious blunders over six months:

  • Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
  • West Middlesex University NHS Trust
  • Bart’s Health NHS Trust

Two serious blunders over six months:

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bradford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
  • Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
  • Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
  • Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals
  • Wye Valley NHS Trust

One serious blunder over six months:

  • Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
  • Barking Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust
  • BMI Highfield Hospital (Independent Provider Organisation)
  • BMI Saxon Clinic (Independent Provider Organisation)
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Trust and Spire Healthcare (Independent Provider Organisation)
  • Chelsea & Westminster Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • City Hospital Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
  • Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
  • Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
  • Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
  • East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust
  • Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
  • Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Independent Pharmacy
  • InHealth Netcare (Independent Provider Organisation)
  • Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Liverpool Women's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • North Bristol NHS Trust
  • North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust
  • North West London Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Northern Lincolnshire & Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Peterborough and Stamford NHS Foundation Trust
  • Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Renacres Hospital (Independent Provider Organisation)
  • Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
  • St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership Trust
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Princess Alexandra NHS Trust
  • The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
  • UK Specialist Hospitals (Independent Provider Organisation) Emersons Green
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Yorkshire Clinic (Independent Provider Organisation)

0 serious blunders over six months:

  • Buckingham House Nursing Home
  • Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • UK Specialist Hospitals (Independent Provider Organisation) Emersons Green
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Today's six-monthly figures are broadly comparable to last year's figures.

In the previous 12 months, there were 325 never events, suggesting this year's number could be similar.