Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios

Release of HSMR at Scotland, NHS Board and Hospital levels for the period October 2022 to September 2023. Also includes analyses of crude mortality trends over the longer term from July to September 2016 to July to September 2023.

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Source SMR01/NRS Death Registrations – Linked Database
Author Quality Indicators
Maintainer Quality Indicators
Last Updated February 13, 2024, 16:00 (GMT)
Created August 9, 2021, 13:40 (BST)
Contact Address 1 South Gyle Crescent, EH12 9EB
Subject Hospital Mortality
Frequency Quarterly
Time frame of data and timeliness Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios (HSMR) for the latest 12 month period from October 2022 to September 2023. Quarterly crude mortality trends from July to September 2016 to July to September 2023.
Coverage Scotland, July 2016 - September 2023
Completeness Approximately 94% for the latest quarter.
Accuracy Quality assured by NHS Boards (management information version of reports) and PHS
Continuity of data SMR01 has recorded data in current form since April 2007
Concepts and definitions Contains sections on Data Source, Methodology and Development
Disclosure The PHS protocol on Statistical Disclosure Protocol is followed
Revision statement The publication contains a refresh of previously reported crude mortality data to reflect additional source data that has been received since last publication.
Official statistics designation Accredited official statistics
Relevance and key uses of the statistics Quality improvement and assurance.
Format csv
Language English

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