Table 2

Number of hospitals improving or weakening

IndicatorNumber of hospitals (proportion of reported hospitals, %)
ImprovingWeakening
Hospital deaths following major surgery8 (4%)1 (1%)
Hospital deaths (HSMR)10 (11%)6 (7%)
In-hospital sepsis17 (4%)8 (2%)
Medical patients readmitted to hospital7 (1%)12 (3%)
Obstetric patients readmitted to hospital6 (3%)9 (4%)
Patients aged 19 years and younger readmitted to hospital0 (0%)6 (3%)
Surgical patients readmitted to hospital4 (2%)10 (4%)
Obstetric trauma (with instrument)2 (2%)5 (5%)
  • HSMR, hospital standardised mortality ratio.