New mortality indicator for NHS

The NHS is to introduce a new standardised method for measuring death rates from April 2011. The review group set
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Guardian publishes death rates on blog

The Guardian has released data on death rates following vascular surgery onto its datablog. The newspaper carried out a large-scale
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Keogh to lead work on new stats for NHS

The government has set up a working group to develop a single hospital standardised mortality ratio for the NHS in
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And statistics

Dr Foster and the CQC have both come under fire for how they rate hospitals. Daloni Carlisle reports.
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NHS Choices to publish mortality rates

NHS Choices is to start publishing hospitals’ standardised mortality ratios on its website. The government’s flagship health site already publishes generalised
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