Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios

Release of HSMR at Scotland, NHS Board and Hospital levels for the period January - December 2021. Also includes analyses of crude mortality trends over the longer term from July - September 2016 to October - December 2021.

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Source SMR01/NRS Death Registrations – Linked Database
Author Quality Indicators
Maintainer Quality Indicators
Last Updated May 11, 2022, 10:53 (BST)
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 January - December 2021. Quarterly crude mortality trends from July - September 2016 to October - December 2021.
Coverage Scotland, July 2016 - December 2021
Completeness Approximately 98% 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 The publication 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 National Statistics
Relevance and key uses of the statistics Quality improvement and assurance.
Format csv
Language English

Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios publication

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