National Audit of Hospital Mortality Report 2019

The report presents information across six medical conditions: acute myocardial infarction (AMI) / heart attack, heart failure, ischaemic stroke, haemorrhagic stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia.

The report presents information across six medical conditions: acute myocardial infarction (AMI) / heart attack, heart failure, ischaemic stroke, haemorrhagic stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia.

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Key Findings

This report presents hospital mortality information in a clear and transparent manner, which will be of interest to patients, the public at large and health care professionals.

Key Recommendations

  • The National Audit of Hospital Mortality recommends that NOCA should develop more structured guidance on statistical outlier reviews, and it also recommends that this should be completed during the second quarter of 2021.