Experienced teams of doctors, nurses and patient representatives are to visit 14 hospital trusts where mortality ratios have shown higher-than-expected rates for the past two years. as part of NHS England‘s Keogh review.
“…intelligence held by different organisations across the NHS has been collated to build up a picture of quality across the 14 Trusts. This information, on clinical effectiveness, patient experience and patient safety as well as clinical governance arrangements, is being analysed in order to develop key lines of inquiry to support the rapid responsive review teams in targeting their investigations”.
See also: The Keogh Mortality Review (NHS Choices).
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].