Table 1

Breakdown of the NHS comments database

Section Comments, N Word counts Mean words per comment
Acute trusts1 022159 385156
Care organisations61 164194
Care providers4 493422 13394
CCGs1253253
Clinics2 887400 813139
Dentists41 9584 306 698103
GP practices111 31814 093 437127
Hospitals55 1458 605 580157
Mental health trusts565111 557197
Opticians1 734179 493104
Pharmacies8 984690 62977
All sections228 11328 971 142146
  • GP, general practitioner; NHS, National Health Service; CCGs, Clinical Commissioning Groups.