HSCIC publishes latest Safety Thermometer statistics on Patient Harms and Free Care

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) yesterday published the latest statistics on patient harm within the NHS. 

The NHS Safety Thermometer identifies the presence or absence of four harms across a range of healthcare settings:

  • pressure ulcers
  • falls
  • ¬†urinary tract infections
  • new venous thromboembolisms

Read the full report on the HSCIC website.

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