PERFORMANCE: The trust this month recorded seven breaches of the Department of Health’s guidelines on mixed sex accommodation.

Latest data for July – based on returns from all 167 acute trusts in England – show the trust breached the guidelines on seven occasions, down from 10 in June and 26 in May.

Its breach rate – the number of breaches per 1,000 finished consultant episodes – was 1 for July.

By region, the majority of breaches, 346, were in NHS London followed by the NHS South East Coast with 271.