PERFORMANCE: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust has recorded the same number of breaches of the Department of Health’s rules on mixed sex accommodation for two consecutive months.

According to latest data for April, the trust recorded 24 breaches and a breach rate of 2.3. It also recorded 24 breaches in March.

Overall, NHS providers reported 559 breaches of the mixed sex accommodation guidance in relation during April 2012, compared to 461 in March 2012.