A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

The survey was carried out between September and November 2017 and results were published today.

National level

Highest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score Lowest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score
Weston Area Health Trust 42% 42%   Airedale FT 28% 24%
King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust 41% 40%   Burton Hospitals FT 26% 24%
North Middlesex University Hospital Trust 43% 40%   St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust 22% 26%
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust 39% 40%   Dartford and Gravesham Trust 32% 27%
Imperial College Healthcare Trust 30% 37%   University Hospitals Birmingham FT 26% 27%

London

Highest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score Lowest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score
King’s College Hospital FT 41% 40%   The Hillingdon Hospitals FT 29% 30%
North Middlesex University Hospital Trust 43% 40%   Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust 30% 30%
Imperial College Healthcare Trust 30% 37%   Royal Free London FT 33% 32%
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT 36% 35%   Kingston Hospital FT 35% 33%
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust 35% 34%   University College London Hospitals FT 33% 33%

South

Highest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 Score2017 score Lowest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score
Weston Area Health Trust 42% 42%   Dartford and Gravesham Trust 32% 27%
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust 39% 40%   Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust 31% 28%
North Bristol Trust 34% 36%   Royal Berkshire FT 31% 28%
Portsmouth Hospitals Trust 34% 34%   Frimley Health FT 28% 28%
Poole Hospital FT 35% 33%   The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals FT 30% 28%

Midlands and East

Highest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score Lowest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score
The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust 36% 37%   Burton Hospitals FT 26% 24%
Mid Essex Hospital Services Trust 30% 35%   University Hospitals Birmingham FT 26% 27%
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust 35% 33%   Heart of England FT 26% 27%
Milton Keynes University Hospital FT 30% 33%   University Hospitals of Leicester Trust 29% 28%
Southend University Hospital FT 31% 33%   West Suffolk FT 29% 28%

North

Highest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score Lowest percentage of staff witnessing errors2016 score2017 score
Countess of Chester Hospital FT 34% 35%   Airedale FT 28% 24%
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole FT 34% 34%   St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust 22% 26%
Aintree University Hospital FT 33% 33%   Northumbria Healthcare FT 24% 27%
Wirral University Teaching Hospital FT 34% 33%   The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust 28% 27%
University Hospital of South Manchester FT 34% 33%   Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh FT 27% 27%

 

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