Table 2

 Location of incidents in acute trusts

LocationNoPercentage
Hospital ward1826966.5
Operating theatre16686.1
Outpatient department13134.8
Accident & Emergency12404.5
Intensive care/high dependency unit8273.0
Labour ward/delivery room7612.8
Psychiatric ward (open)5942.2
Laboratory4641.7
Radiology department3871.4
Neonatal intensive care unit2701.0
Pharmacy1840.7
Other (not stated)1790.7
Day case theatre1390.5
Hospital lounge1170.4
Hospital grounds1160.4
Patient’s home1150.4
Hospital bathroom1010.4
Other than listed above7312.7
All locations27475100.0