PERFORMANCE: A patient at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Foundation Trust complained after being placed on a mattress contaminated with urine in the trust’s accident and emergency unit.

Board papers for the trust say the incident happened on March 9.

The mattress was removed from use, along with five others that were not contaminated but showed signs of damage.

The patient formally complained.

The board papers said the trust wrote back to the patient and issued a statement to the local press.