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Nine English hospital trusts had higher than expected mortality in 2013-14

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h487 (Published 27 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h487
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

Fifteen hospital trusts in England, 13 of which are in the London area, had a lower than expected mortality ratio in the year July 2013 to June 2014, while nine had a higher than expected ratio, the Health and Social Care Information Centre has reported.1 The mortality ratio in the other 113 trusts in England were “as expected,” it said.

The report compared the actual number of patients who died after …

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