PERFORMANCE: Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust’s performance on mixed sex breaches worsened last month slipping back on a major improvement during the one before.

It recorded eight breaches of the Department of Health’s guidelines on mixed sex accommodation in December. Overall it had a breach rate of 1.5 for December

The trust had no breaches in November and 13 breaches during October.

Brighton and Sussex had the most breaches in the South East Coast region during December and the third most nationally, behind Barts and Mid Staffs.