PERFORMANCE: The foundation trust this month again recorded no breaches of the Department of Health’s guidelines on mixed sex accommodation.

Latest data for August – based on returns from all 167 acute trusts in England – show the trust did not breach the guidelines, continuing the trend since April.

By region, the majority of breaches, 440, were in NHS London followed by the NHS South East Coast with 302.

The worst offenders in the South East Coast region were Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.