The Trust is compliant with all of the 16 Essential
Standards of Quality and Safety and has been registered with the Care
Quality Commission without conditions.
The nominated individual for all four regulated activities is:
Director of performance and Trust secretary
(Updated 1 November 2012)
Since authorisation as a foundation trust on 1 June 2009, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust has been regulated by Monitor.
Monitor publish a financial risk rating and a governance risk rating based upon the performance of the Trust against their Compliance Framework. The performance rating is updated every three months and can be accessed here:
Monitor finance and governance risk ratings
Download our latest core standards declaration.
A total of 29,146 patients were admitted to the Trust in 2010/11. This compares with 27,756 in 2009/10. Of this year’s admissions, 23,307 were elective (planned) and 5,839 were emergency.
The 18-week admitted and non-admitted 95th percentile waiting time targets have been met up to 29 February 2012.
Heart surgery survival rates
All kinds of heart surgery: our patients' survival rate out of a total of 5,458 patients for these operations in the three years ending March 2009 was 96.5 per cent.
Heart bypass (CABG) operations: our patients' survival rate out of a total of 2,994 patients for this kind of operation in the three years ending March 2009 was 98.2 per cent.
Aortic valve replacement operations: our patients' survival rate out of a total of 631 for this kind of operation in the three years ending March 2009 was 97.6 per cent.
MRSA: because we are a specialist centre, we have for many years screened all our patients for MRSA on admission. As a result of this and other measures we continue to maintain our excellent record on MRSA infections.
There have not been any attributable cases of MRSA bacteraemia at the Trust since March 2011.
Clostridium difficile: 13 clinically significant cases have been reported to the Health Protection Agency between 1 April 2011 and 29 February 2012.
(updated 16 March 2012)
Once again, both our hospitals won an 'excellent' rating for food in the official 2011 survey by the Patient Environment Action Team (PEAT). You can see our hospitals' scores using the NHS Information Centre's assessment results page.
We maintain consistently high standards of cleanliness. Both our hospitals were rated 'good' in the Patient Environment Action Team assessment for 2011. You can see our hospitals' scores using the NHS Information Centre's assessment results page.
Read more on cleanliness in our hospitals.
The Trust achieved all of its operational financial targets and reported a surplus of £4.709m at the end of 2010/11.