3. Defining our patient safety incident profile

3.1. The Patient Safety team undertook a review of various pieces of patient safety data/information from various parts of the organisation including the following:

  • Themes from all incidents including serious incidents that occurred in the last 3 years (2020-2023)
  • Themes from complaints
  • Themes from patient feedback including National Patient Surveys and local survey
  • Themes from concerns raised with the Freedom to Speak Up Guardian ( 2020-2023)
  • Themes from learning from deaths – mortality reviews (2020-2023)
  • Themes from Safeguarding concerns
  • Themes from legal/inquest cases


3.2. In defining the Trust’s patient safety risk profile, the Patient Safety Team collaborated with the following stakeholders

  • The Patient Experience team
  • The Legal team
  • The Safeguarding team
  • The Chaplaincy Team who also lead on “ Freedom to Speak Up”
  • The Medical Directorate
  • The Nursing & Allied Health professional Teams/Directorates
  • Quality Assurance Team
  • Quality Improvement Team
  • Directorates including corporate Directorates
  • The Integrated Care Board (ICB)